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Program 404: Politics in Turkey; Greek Mythology Sites; Holland

Release Date: 05-16-2015

Description

We follow up with friends from Turkey who participated in Istanbul’s 2013 Gezi Park protests and learn why there's still a populist movement against the leader of their national government. Then it’s on to the ancients of Greece: what they can still show us about their world, and how it influences us today. And we get pointers for visiting the high points of Holland, from the impressive industrial strength of today's Rotterdam to reminders of the Dutch Republic and World War II.

Guests

  • Yaren Turkoglu, tour guide based in Istanbul
  • Taylan Tasbasi, Turkish tour guide
  • Anastasia Gaitanou, tour guide and historian based in Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Angelique Mergler, tour guide based in Delft, Holland 

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