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Hero or Disappointment? Lafayette Reconsidered

Constant Wonder
  • Jul 7, 2021 7:00 pm
  • 37:03

Americans love the Marquis de Lafayette. The French, not so much. He tried to maintain a quickly eroding middle ground between left and right during the French Revolution. How he fell from hero to outcast in French history. Guest: Laura Auricchio, author of "The Marquis: Lafayette Reconsidered"