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The Algerian war: Painful scars of a turning point in history (part 3)

Even after 50 years, the scars run deep over what was the birth of one nation and the end of another’s colonial empire. François Picard’s panel discusses why France’s occupation of Algeria still remains taboo for many on both sides of the Mediterranean.

  • Brahim SADOUNI, Author, "Une blessure profonde";
  • Olivier TODD, Writer and journalist;
  • Bernard COLL, President, Association of Young "Pieds-noirs";
  • Phillip NAYLOR, Associate Professor, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.

    Programme prepared and produced by Wassim Nasr, Anelise Borges, and Mary Colombel

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