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French writer and historian Max Gallo arrives to give a speech during a reception at the French Academy in Paris, 31 January 2008.
Tuesday, May. 17, 2011

Open quote[It] manifests an egalitarianism in the American justice system that surprises us in France.Close quote

  • French historian, on French outrage at the photos of IMF leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who was arrested on sexual-assault charges, handcuffed in custody; New York police allow the press to photograph suspects in handcuffs who have not yet been convicted
Photo: STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN/AFP/Getty Images | Source: New York Times