Democracy at Gunpoint. By Natalie Bakopoulos.

Shared from June 14, 2012
Novelist Natalie Bakopoulos  is a Lecturer in English and an Affiliated Faculty in Modern Greek at the University of Michigan.

Democracy at Gunpoint

Its economy in turmoil, all eyes are on Greece these days, as the world wonders what the country will do next. It is a role Greece has played before, in the 1960s, when a brutal military coup brought one of its government leaders and future prime ministers, Andreas Papandreou, to campus. Author Natalie Bakopoulos explains how the political climate at U-M was the perfect place for the Greek leader to find his footing, and to exact change abroad. Read more


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