|Claude Lanzmann and Charlie Rose at the Maison Française|
On Tuesday, March 20, Claude Lanzmann was interviewed by Charlie Rose at Columbia University in an event hosted by the Maison Française. In front of an audience of 300, Charlie Rose posed questions to the 86-year-old Resistance fighter, director of Shoah and author of the bestselling memoir, The Patagonian Hare (recently translated into English and published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux). Lanzmann described, with humor and poignancy, his experiences during World War II, his seven-year affair with Simone de Beauvoir and the making of his masterpiece, the nine-and-a half-hour documentary on the Holocaust, Shoah.
The interview aired on Charlie Rose on June 6, 2012. To watch the interview, please click here.
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