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Sixty years after Évian Accords, Algerian War leaves painful legacy


It's been exactly six decades since the ink was signed on the Évian Accords, an agreement aimed at ending an almost eight-year conflict that claimed the lives of more than 300,000 Algerians. But France is still struggling to come to terms with its colonial and wartime legacy in Algeria. We're joined for Perspective by historian Jim House, lecturer and head of research for French at the University of Leeds in the UK.

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