Hero or Disappointment? Lafayette Reconsidered
Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 1078
- Jul 7, 2021 7:00 pm
- 52:46 mins
Americans love the Marquis de Lafayette. The French, not so much. Lafayette found himself caught in a quickly eroding middle ground between the left and right during the French Revolution. Once considered a hero, he fell from grace as events spiraled out of control. Guest: Laura Auricchio, author of "The Marquis: Lafayette Reconsidered"