The end of the Ceausescus was not quite as summary as I said in my column
yesterday, though it was nothing like the years of legal wrangling we can
look forward to in the case of Saddam, and are witnessing in the case of
Milosevic. The Ceausescus — a wit once described their style of
kleptocratic Leninism as “socialism in one family” — got a brief,
closed-door trial before getting their tickets punched. Here is the
transcript from freerepublic.com.
Here is a fuller report on the fall of the Ceausescus.