Book Discussion on An Ordinary Man: An Autobiography

Paul Rusesabagina talked about his book, written with Tom Zoellner, An Ordinary Man: An Autobiography, published by… read more

Paul Rusesabagina talked about his book, written with Tom Zoellner, An Ordinary Man: An Autobiography, published by Viking. Mr. Rusesabagina was the first Rwandan manager of the Hotel Milles Collines, a European-owned luxury hotel in Rwanda. Mr. Rusesabagina recounted his experience during what he described as the Rwanda genocide/massacre in 1994. He also described actions he took to save 1200 refugees held at bay in a Rwandan hotel, a story told on screen in the movie Hotel Rwanda. He also responded to questions from members of the audience. 

The event, sponsored by the English Department of George Mason University in conjunction with the Fairfax County Public Library, was held in the Concert Hall of the Center for the Arts. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Book Discussion on An Ordinary Man: An Autobiography

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 4, 2006
Last Aired:
Apr 11, 2008

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  • Jun 04, 2006 | 1:29am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 07, 2008 | 8:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 08, 2008 | 2:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 08, 2008 | 8:45am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 11, 2008 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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