Erna Paris: Long Shadows: "Truth, Lies, and History" (Bloomsbury)

Erna Paris: Long Shadows: "Truth, Lies, and History" (Bloomsbury)

Journalist Erna Paris examines the different ways nations have dealt ith the most painful episodes of their past. In her new book she discusses examples including the U.S. and slavery, Germany and the Holocaust, and South Africa and...

Journalist Erna Paris examines the different ways nations have dealt ith the most painful episodes of their past. In her new book she discusses examples including the U.S. and slavery, Germany and the Holocaust, and South Africa and apartheid - and the extent to which today's leaders and citizens have come to terms with these traumatic events.

Guests

Erna Paris

author and journalist

Please familiarize yourself with our Code of Conduct and Terms of Use before posting your comments.

Our address has changed!

The Diane Rehm Show is produced by member-supported WAMU 88.5 in Washington DC.