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Kid pro quo: The 3,000 mass adoptions of Greek children during the Cold War

By the aftermath of the Greek Civil War and by the new conditions of the global Cold War, more than 3,000 Greek children were placed in the United States, with fast-track adoption procedures ranged from legal to highly irregular. Humanitarian rescue or kid pro quo? Or both? Historian Gonda Van Steen tracks the blueprint for the first large-scale international adoptions, providing essential information to the hundreds of adoptees and their descendants, whose lives are still affected today.
Gonda Van Steen
Interview by
Maya Filippopoulou
  • Producer Maya Filippopoulou
  • Sound Designer Dimitris Patsaros
  • Sound Editor Dimitris Papadakis
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