Agnès C. Poirier is a political commentator and film critic. She is a regular contributor to the BBC, Sky News, and Al Jazeera. She is the author of numerous books and is currently working on her next book, a study on post-war French intellectuals.
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Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Stéphane Hessel Fought Injustice All His Great Life
"I hope France gives him a state funeral," said the waiter from my local cafe upon hearing the news. Stéphane Hessel, who died in Paris on Tuesday night , is the kind of man who inspires such awe.