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8. Romania: From Publicitate Past t o Public Relations Future Judy VanSlyke Turk

It was the fall of 1 992, and Romania had been free for almost 3 years . Life was bleak, bleaker than most Romanians had expected. A revolution and the execu­ tion of a hated Communist dictator should have made life better for most Roma­ nians , but instead there was grinding poverty where there should have been plenty. Despair and frustration prevailed where there should have been jubilation .