Peter Turnley – 20th Anniversary: The Fall of the Iron Curtain

By Digital Journalist November 8th, 2009

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Tears and cheers co-mingle as Romanians celebrate the overthrow of the regime of Nicolae Ceausescu, Romania's treacherous despotic leader, during the early days of the Romanian Revolution. An emotional Avram Constantin (center) watches as a truck piled with war dead drives past, enroute to Bucharest's Belo Cemetery, December 1989.

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