He was truly independent from party meddling

 

Former journalist Marina Valensise, now Director of Italian Institute of Culture, Paris, explains the uniqueness of Alberto Ronchey’s Ministry of Culture, and how it was to work in government during the Tangentopoli scandals in 1990s Italy.
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).