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The Prospect Interview #126: The Nazi leader who vanished, with Philippe Sands

The author of East West Street returns with another history about a dark family past

By Prospect Team  

Human rights lawyer and award-winning author Philippe Sands joins the Prospect Interview to talk about his new book, The Ratline: Love, Lies, and Justice on the Trail of a Nazi Fugitive.

The author of East West Street‘s new project traces the real-life disappearance of a Nazi leader. He talks to deputy editor Steve Bloomfield about what drew him to this curious family history, what 20th-century atrocities can teach us today, and why, as a human rights lawyer, he’s concerned about life under lockdown.

Find all episodes of the Prospect Interview here

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