A French Village Podcast with Sarah Longwell and Ben Wittes

Episode 9: Heartbreak and Hostages (Season 2, Episodes 5 & 6)

April 30th, 2021  •  1 hr 2 mins  •  Download (28.9 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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Sarah stans Lucienne, while she and Ben debate Sarah's (i.e. the character, not the host) affair. Beriot encourages. . . dancing! Hortense just gets worse. The prostitutes in the brothel are the most effective resistance. Ben tells true stories that resemble the show—plus the greatest obituary he's ever read: https://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/10/world/europe/robert-de-la-rochefoucauld-noted-for-war-exploits-dies-at-88.html