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War's Fatal Attraction

Margaret MacMillan looks at representations of war: can we really create beauty from horror and death?

Historian Margaret MacMillan looks at representations of war: can we really create beauty from horror and death? Speaking at the Canadian War Museum, she discusses the paradox of commemoration. She questions attempts to capture the essence and meaning of war through art. The programme is presented by Anita Anand in front of an audience and includes a question and answer session.

Producer: Jim Frank
Editor: Hugh Levinson.

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28 minutes

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Sat 28 Jul 2018 22:15

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