Friday, July 17, 2015

The journalist Jean Lacouture engaged died – FranceTV info


In a way, the world was his job. A job he was born to the age of 23 arriving in Indochina, Press General Leclerc, then head of the French expeditionary force. “I was born as a citizen in Vietnam on 1 November 1945, and since then I do journalism, books” , declared in 1978 Jean Lacouture, who died on July 16 at the age of 94 years.

Following the convictions of Southeast Asia, Jean Lacouture is the hero, and away from the Bordeaux bourgeoisie that made him a student of Sciences Po in 1940, he endorses the great cause of decolonization as the post-war and men of the left.

But this heart anchored to the left and the Christian soul had not received the part of Stalin shadow of the Vietnam War or the horror of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia, what he had often repented.

“We write books, we do a lot of items, and every time I find myself in the act an offense naivety of sincerity, but a terrible lack of lucidity “, he declared in 1990.

The really committed journalist found his fame as biographer, passing screening of his rigorous investigations some of great characters that fascinated him.

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