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Trial of the Century: Revisiting the Dreyfus Affair

by Adam Gopnikfrom THE NEW YORKER On a January day in Paris, in 1895, a ceremony was enacted in the courtyard of the École Militaire, on the Champ-de-Mars, that still shocks the mind and conscience to contemplate: Alfred Dreyfus, a young Jewish artillery officer and family man, convicted of treason days earlier in a rushed court-martial, [...]
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