Tismaneanu, Vladimir
February 1990
New Republic;2/5/90, Vol. 202 Issue 6, p17
Explains the nature of the revolutionary uprising in Romania. Execution of dictator Nicholas Ceausescu and his wife, Elena; Controversy over the motives of those who ordered the execution of the Ceausescus; Intra-party conspiracy to humanize socialism; Grass-roots activists' demand for the dismantling of the Communist order and the establishment of a Western-style democracy; Background of Ion Iliescu, president of the Council of the National Salvation Front. INSET: Street theater (rebuilding in Romania), by A. Husarska..


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