Alternate Title New Europe/New Ideas: Ten Years After the Wall: A Focus on Eastern and Central Europe, 1989-1999 with Participants Michal Cichy, Andrei Codrescu, Slavenka Drakulic, Misha Glenny, David Rieff, and David White, moderated by Leonard Lopate
Production Language English
Country of Origin United States
Description Ten years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, is Europe still a divided continent? What are the complex political, economic and cultural issues arising from the integration of the former Eastern bloc countries into the new European community and how has the recent social and political upheavals in Eastern and Central Europe -- from the Russian ruble collapse to the conflicts in Bosnia and Kosovo?
Participants: Andrei Codrescu, novelist/essayist; Slavenka Drakulic, writer/journalist; Misha Glenny, writer/journalist; Miroslava Korárová, dance teacher/choreographer; David Rieff, writer/journalist; David White, Executive Director, Dance Theater Workshop. Moderated by Leonard Lopate, host, New York and Company, WNYC.