“I was shocked by how infuriated she was”

Singer Silvia Tancredi remembers being puzzled by how infuriated her high school teacher was by the ascendancy of Silvio Berlusconi, and how the 1990s marked the end of a period of “serenity” in Italian life.

Storyteller: Silvia Tancredi

Date of Story: 1994
Location of Story: Italy
Location: Turin, Italy
Date: 8 February, 2016

This post is part of a collaboration with author Davide Rubini to collect the stories of Italy in the aftermath of the “Bribesville” (Tangentopoli) scandals of the 1990s. Find out more about Rubini’s new novel,  il fischio finale (The Final Blow).