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The Man Who Went Looking For Freedom

March 31st, 2014

Episode 583 of 1340 episodes

In 1983 at the height of the deprivations and repression of Nicolae Ceausescu's communist regime in Romania, a man called Ion Bugan made a solitary protest against the system. His daughter, the poet and writer Carmen Bugan, describes what happened next.