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Rex Murphy: Mordecai Richler was here

When Mordecai Richler left Canada for Paris, he was a brooding young intellectual with lots to say. He returned a prolific, respected writer with a keen eye for the absurd and the magnetism to charm or anger just about all of his contemporaries. From Montreal's Jewish ghetto to Quebec nationalism to boring Anglophones to hypocritical politicians – the incomparable Richler commented, questioned, laughed and angered.

Celebrating the life of Mordecai Richler.
Medium: Television
Program: The National
Broadcast Date: July 3, 2001
Guest(s):
Commentator: Rex Murphy
Duration: 5:15

Last updated: August 30, 2013

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