Talk by Jonathan Fenby, moderated by Robert O. Paxton
Jonathan Fenby discusses his new biography, The General: Charles de Gaulle and the France He Saved, released in July 2012 to stellar reviews in The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times: "The General isn't just the story a a 20th-century giant who captivated the public's imagination even while he was still alive. It also traces the course of a great nation that refused to come to terms with the loss of the strategic pre-eminence it had once enjoyed."
Fenby is a British author and former editor of the The Observer of London.
Robert O. Paxton is Mellon Professor Emeritus at Columbia University and the author of Vichy France (1972).
Copies of The General will be for sale at the event.
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