Evening De Gaulle and Algeria (France 2)

Evening De Gaulle and Algeria (France 2)

France 2 is offering tonight an evening dedicated to De Gaulle and Algeria, with first of all an unpublished Docu-fiction docu-fiction by Serge Moati, written with Hugues Nancy and Christophe Barbier: I understood you: De Gaulle 1958-1962. In the second part of the evening, the documentary De Gaulle and Algeria: the price of powerr looks back on the conditions of General de Gaulle's return to power, notably with the participation of Benjamin Stora, Jean Daniel, and Michel Winock ...


In 1959, a single man, 68 years old, changed the destiny of his country. Brought to power in particular by the defenders of French Algeria to whom he addressed the famous “I have understood you”, he is the man who will give Algeria its independence. To the point that his allies of yesterday will want to assassinate him, considering that he had betrayed them. It is in drama and blood that he succeeds in imposing a constitution and a solitary exercise of power that will mark contemporary France. Without the dramatic events that hit Algeria, the war, the rebellion of the army, terrorism, De Gaulle would never have been able to impose a new constitution and establish the Fifth Republic, which will assert the preeminence of the President of the Republic. ...

I understood you: De Gaulle 1958-1962, docu-fiction by Serge Moati. Tuesday November 2 at 8:35 p.m. on France 2.

De Gaulle and Algeria: the price of power, documentary by Hugues Nancy. Tuesday November 2 at 10:10 p.m. on France 2.


Video: De Gaulle Declaration On Algeria 1959