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The “Gypsy” Problem: Exclusion and Repression

Video: Everybody seems to hate the gypsies. Especially now, when thousands of them have migrated from Balkan lands to central and Western Europe, their bizarre traditional life style has provoked hatred and rejection. Even liberals struggle with their own negative responses. The gypsies were a nomadic people who emerged in India centuries ago and who, in their wanderings, aroused fear and suspicion. Can this age-old hostility be reversed?

Date: 12/19/2002

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