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Romanian Election

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Romanian Election

Romanian Election

Romanian Election

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Noah talks with Nick Thorpe, a BBC reporter in Bucharest, Romania, about the surprising results of the recent Romanian elections. A former geology professor and a political novice, Emil Constantinescu, upset the incumbent president. Now, the president-elect must try to bring the former Soviet bloc country towards a market economy. Thorpe says the populace showed deep emotion in victory rallies - of the sort Thorpe has not witnessed there since the revolution of 1989.