Michael Walsh — when one miner’s shout began the downfall of a dictator

The Miner Who Overthrew a Dictator November 2, 2015 Mike Walsh 3 Comments The winter air was frozen during a huge miner’s demonstration taking place in a Timisoara square. It was December 17, 1989. Thousands of unpaid Romanian miners listened to yet another Marxist diatribe urging patience. Platitudes from the Communist leadership, grouped on a […]