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Struggle for Democracy

The Struggle for Democracy: The Curtain Rises

Series 1, Episode 11

The Struggle for Democracy: The Curtain Rises

As totalitarianism disappears from the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, Patrick Watson investigates how these incipient democrats are faring. In Moscow, he watches a vibrant new opposition flex its muscles. Bucharest brings him face-to-face with suspicion and hatred, Ceaucescu's dreadful legacy. Poland always at the forefront in the struggle for democracy must deal with a devestated economy and the redefinition of power.

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