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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