France's Fight

Execution by guillotine wasn’t eliminated in France until the early 1980s! Hear about the fight to end the death penalty there, and what the US can learn from France’s example. Also, Ian Buruma on his new novel. A look at the history of the Bollinger champagne house. And we find out how the oil industry got so big, and what can be done to keep it under control.

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....And be sure to tune in on Tues. Oct. 7 for the latest in our Political Projections election film series! We'll talk about presidential biopics.