A ministerial crash course in the arts


Former journalist Marina Valensise, now Director of Italian Institute of Culture, Paris, remembers an embarrassing interview with Minister Falcucci by journalist Paolo Guzzanti.

Storyteller: Marina Valensise

Date of Story: Early 1990s
Location of Story: 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).