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Title

J'Accuse

Plot

After being accused of treason, a French officer is exiled to Devil 's Island despite his professed innocence. An ambitious reporter exposes the story and spearheads a national campaign to liberate him.

Episode

1251

Air Dates

  • First Run - October 16, 1981
  • Repeat - December 21, 1981

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Rating

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1 Responses to Episode 1251

Pretty decent adaptation—considering the episode time constraints—of the Dreyfus Affair which lasted more than a decade from the accusation to the exoneration of Alfred Dreyfus, an officer in the French army. This episode touches on some of the key events of the Dreyfus Affair, as well as the efforts of the most famous of the “Dreyfusards,” Émile Zola,

Vicky Hernandez


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