Italy tried to reinvent itself


Diplomat Massimiliano Sponzilli reflects on how the 1970s and 1980s set the stage for the reaction to the corruption scandals of 1990s Italy, and talks about the impact of the financial crisis that hit the country at the same time.

Storyteller: Massimiliano Sponzilli

Date of Story: 1991-1994
Location of Story: Rome, Italy
Location: Rome, Italy
Date: 31 January, 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).