Book Discussion on Femme Fatale

Pat Shipman talked about her book Femme Fatale: Love, Lies, and the Unknown Life of Mata Hari, published by William Morrow. The book… read more

Pat Shipman talked about her book Femme Fatale: Love, Lies, and the Unknown Life of Mata Hari, published by William Morrow. The book profiles the life of Margaretha Zelle who fled her Dutch upbringing and arrived in Paris in 1903 recast as Mata Hari, dancer and later accused spy. Throughout World War I Mata Hari became renowned for her performances and became entangled in a web of espionage. Ms. Shipman argues that she was a naive scapegoat. She read excertps from the book. close

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Book Discussion on Femme Fatale

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University Park, Pennsylvania, United States
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Oct 6, 2007
Last Aired:
Oct 14, 2012

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  • Oct 06, 2007 | 2:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 07, 2007 | 2:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 31, 2007 | 12:56pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 03, 2009 | 7:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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  • Oct 14, 2012 | 6:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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