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Too much or not enough? French president acknowledges 1961 massacre of Algerians

The French president acknowledges the 1961 Paris roundup and massacre of scores of Algerians demonstrating for independence, but should François Hollande have served up a full-blown apology? François Picard’s panel looks at how a nation deals with a dark – some even say hidden - chapter in its past.

  • Nadir DENDOUNE, Journalist, Author of "War Journal of a Pacifist";
  • Olivier LAMBERT, Documentary filmmaker, "The Forgotten Night - October 17, 1961";  
  • Richard WAGMAN, Honorary Chairman, French-Jewish Peace Union:
  • Stephen CLARK, Author.

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    Programme prepared and produced by Shamira Muhammad, Anelise Borges and Mary Colombel

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