THE COMMUNIST ERA IN EASTERN EUROPE A Signature Lecture featuring Susanne Reyto
Between imperial monuments and bustling modernity, echoes of Eastern Europe’s Communist Era can be found nearly everywhere you look. During your tour through the region, join us onboard for Signature Lectures that will give you an invaluable insight into the not-so-distant past of your destinations.
“The Communist Era in Eastern Europe”
Over the course of two lectures, guest speaker Susanne Reyto will paint a vivid picture of Communism in the region, from both historical and personal perspectives. Her story begins with imprisonment at just five years old, and continues on with a moving tale of the secret life she was made to live before eventually escaping Communist Hungary in the 1950s.
ABOUT SUSANNE REYTO
Susanne M. Reyto is the award-winning author of Pursuit of Freedom: A True Story of the Enduring Power of Hope and Dreams and Destination Freedom: Escape from Tyranny. Being a child survivor, she is a frequent speaker at the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust.
Her childhood experiences and her ultimate escape from Communist Hungary in the late 1950s left Susanne with an unwavering spirit of optimism and perseverance. She works tirelessly to educate our future generations about the history of the Holocaust and Communism in Eastern Europe.
AVAILABLE ON THE FOLLOWING ITINERARY:
Highlights of Eastern Europe (2023)
Budapest to Bucharest | 10 days
Immerse yourself in new cultures as you travel from splendid Budapest to dynamic Bucharest, discovering the best that the revitalized nations of Eastern Europe have to offer along the way.
Ships: River Duchess, S.S. Beatrice
Countries: Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Romania, Serbia
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Signature Lecture Series - The Communist Era in Eastern Europe