He was afraid to be caught in error


Former journalist Marina Valensise, now Director of Italian Institute of Culture, Paris, tells the story of Alberto Ronchey, a great Italian journalist and intellectual that became a politician during the Tangentopoli period.

Storyteller: Marina Valensise

Date of Story: July, 1992
Location of Story: Rome, Italy
Location: Paris, France
Date: 14 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).