Frank Shatz was born in Czechoslovakia. He escaped from a Nazi slave labor camp and participated in underground activities. He worked as a journalist in Prague before escaping Communist rule with his wife Jaroslava Shatz.
Shatz was the founder of the Lake Placid (N.Y.) Council on Foreign Policy. He and his wife created the Frank and Jaroslava Diplomat-in-Residence endowment at William & Mary.
Materials in the Special Collections Research Center
- Frank Shatz in the SCRC database.
- Guide for conducting research related to the College of William & Mary
The Flat Hat, William & Mary News, and Alumni Gazette:
- Ukraine Article Garners Shatz Prize WMN, 5/11/2000, pg. 3.
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