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November 24, 1995 | DEAN E. MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Being the son of the president has its benefits, particularly for a budding entrepreneur hoping to make a killing in the rough-and-tumble markets of newly capitalist Central Europe. Michal Kovac Jr., the son of Slovak President Michal Kovac, enjoys instant name recognition. He gets high-powered invitations. And he does not lack for business associates, especially those wanting to exploit his familial connections.
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November 24, 1995 | DEAN E. MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Being the son of the president has its benefits, particularly for a budding entrepreneur hoping to make a killing in the rough-and-tumble markets of newly capitalist Central Europe. Michal Kovac Jr., the son of Slovak President Michal Kovac, enjoys instant name recognition. He gets high-powered invitations. And he does not lack for business associates, especially those wanting to exploit his familial connections.
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December 26, 1992 | CAROL J. WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Maria Kanska summoned her two adult daughters to a family meeting a few weeks ago and warned them she was about to become a dissident. "I told them they might want to think about getting married and changing their names, so as not to be associated with me or punished for the noise I'm going to make," the college business professor recalled. "I cannot sit by quietly and watch my country commit suicide."
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December 26, 1992 | CAROL J. WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Maria Kanska summoned her two adult daughters to a family meeting a few weeks ago and warned them she was about to become a dissident. "I told them they might want to think about getting married and changing their names, so as not to be associated with me or punished for the noise I'm going to make," the college business professor recalled. "I cannot sit by quietly and watch my country commit suicide."
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