Screwed: Dancing with the Generals Sergiu Viorel Urma

ISBN: 9780692413500

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Screwed: Dancing with the Generals  by  Sergiu Viorel Urma

Screwed: Dancing with the Generals by Sergiu Viorel Urma
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In 1973, after twenty-three years during which the Associated Press didnt have a reporter in communist Romania, the agency opened a Bucharest bureau and hired Sergiu Viorel Urma as an assistant. It wasnt long before he became the APs sole hand inMoreIn 1973, after twenty-three years during which the Associated Press didnt have a reporter in communist Romania, the agency opened a Bucharest bureau and hired Sergiu Viorel Urma as an assistant. It wasnt long before he became the APs sole hand in the country until being forced to leave in 1987.During this time, the West was anxious to know if Romania was really the crack in the Soviet bloc it seemed to be after the crushing of the Prague Spring in 1968.

Was Nicolae Ceausescu a maverick leader, independent of Moscow, or was he playing tricks? Was he a Trojan horse or a totalitarian bully?Screwed: Dancing with the Generals chronicles how Urmas life becomes a cat-and-mouse game with the Securitate, Romanians version of the Soviet KGB. This fascinating memoir offers a rare peek behind the Iron Curtain as it documents the life of a reporter working in an extremely dangerous political environment.



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