Tag Archives: Maurice Papon
Well, I’ve got to weigh in here with a repeat posting of a piece I published in October 2017 about Aristides de Sousa Mendes, because how he dealt with frantic refugees in southern France after the German invasion is pertinent … Continue reading
Haitians, front page news in the Times. Two questions: Who was Maurice Papon? And when will we see an American Aristides de Sousa Mendes?
Remember when Sally Yates was fired for defying a president and news media figures immediately invoked Richard Nixon’s “Saturday night massacre?” I, too, thought of Nixon, for a moment. But then it was another man, a radiant embodiment of resistance … Continue reading