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An interview with a French or international personality from the world of economics, politics, culture or diplomacy. Every Monday and Wednesday at 4.45 pm Paris time. Saturday at 7.45 am.

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Latest update : 2013-11-18

Christina Kott, Historian at Panthéon-Assas University

This week, German authorities announced the discovery of more than 1,400 artworks plundered by the Nazis. Among the works are 20th century masterpieces by Chagall, Renoir, Toulouse-Lautrec, Matisse and Picasso. Why did the German authorities wait so long to go public with the news? And why are they now refusing to publish a full list of the works? Douglas Herbert puts these questions to Christina Kott, a historian and senior lecturer at Panthéon-Assas University here in Paris.

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Christina Kott

Historian at Panthéon-Assas University

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Mansouria Mokhefi, Middle East and North Africa specialist

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2014-04-14 USA

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2014-04-09 Morocco

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2014-04-07 Rwanda

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