A personal quest becomes political, as Prime Minister Viktor Orbán transforms a once-flourishing democracy into the vanguard of new European authoritarian nationalism. A report for Hungary’s National Day.
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Many worry it will be window-dressing for politicians who want to be seen remembering the Shoah but ignore today’s anti-Semitism
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Far-right-wing Hungarian politician gets some unpleasant news
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Hungary has made a hard turn to the political right, but Holocaust survivor Karl Pfeifer, who in three decades of journalism has assailed Hungarian communists and Austrian fascists, refuses to let anti-Semitism return unchecked