Anthologie du XXème Siècle par la Radio
This wonderful anthology of French radio gathers together 92 pieces that span the entire 20th century. Some of the famous excerpts include Jean Cocteau on the death of Marcel Proust, Léon Blum presenting the government of the Front Populaire, Paul Valéry giving his reflections on Hitler, Albert Camus on his Nobel Prize and the announcement of the assassination of President Kennedy. The voices on the programme vividly capture the immediacy of the major events of the last century.
6 CDs + 100-page booklet