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John Metzler

I chanced upon Ronald Reagan walking towards Freedom Square here in Budapest. Actually his bronze statue, set in a brisk stride, larger than life, and facing a Soviet war memorial, sums up so many of the political emotions, poignant memories, and ghosts which still swirl round the Hungarian capital even in the bright Summer sunshine. Budapest of course has seen darker days so it’s all the better to celebrate freedom. more

Sep 3, 2013 8:36 AM Opinions

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