This manuscript entitled Istina o Jugoslaviji. Proživio sam dvadeset godina u komunističkoj Jugoslaviji. I. redakcija (The truth about Yugoslavia. I survived twenty years in communist Yugoslavia) was written in Padua in 1970, but printed in 1977 as a book in Croatian under the title Iza bodljikave žice: sudbina Hrvatske u srbokomunističkoj Jugoslaviji (Behind Barbed Wire: the Fate of Croatia in Serb-Communist Yugoslavia). In it, Čolak described his life before going into exile. He explained his life trajectory from the communist prison until the attempt to establish the first free review in Yugoslavia.
The Husar Club was founded by the Club of Friends of Popular Music Rijeka in 1957. In the Husar, young people gathered to "dance to music from LP records." Beginning in 1962, the first rock bands in Rijeka performed in the club. The club operated until 1964 and is considered as the first disco club in Croatia and one of the first in Europe. The establishment of this club heralded the creation of the rock and disco culture movement as a counterculture in socialist Yugoslavia.
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This article by Djilas was published in The New York Times on October 30, 1970, after traveling to Great Britain and United States in the second part of 1968. He noted that the most frequent questions directed at him in meetings in those countries was: ‘What will happen [to Yugoslavia] after Tito?’ His major response to the atmosphere of the “Croatian Spring movement” that occurred in Yugoslavia in those years was that the national question among the Yugoslav nations was increasingly coming to the fore of their political interests, and that Marxism-Leninism was gradually losing its strength and influence. He opposed the disintegration of Yugoslavia until the end of his life, and pleaded for “democratic transformation” and to preserve Yugoslav federalism at any cost. Such stances could not be publicly aired in Yugoslavia after Tito's death.