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Spectacle and degradation: a Jew on trial

Duration: 02:27

Simon tells the poignant tale of Parisian solider and Jew, Alfred Dreyfus, whose degrading trial for treason in 1880's was to mark the end of the dream of toleration and equality in France.

Available since: Tue 10 Sep 2013

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The Story of the Jews A Leap of Faith

3/5 How the enlightment allowed Jews to integrate into modern European culture and commerce.

First broadcast: 15 Sep 2013

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