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Art Goldhammer's op-ed in the New York Times

July 11, 2014

"Several officers accompanied the former president to a midnight confrontation with two examining magistrates, who informed him that he was then under formal investigation for “active corruption” and “influence trafficking.”


Art Goldhammer has translated more than one hundred and twenty books from French, most recently Capital in the Twenty-First Century, by French economist Thomas Piketty. He is a long-time affiliate of CES. He chairs the Visiting Scholars Seminar, is co-chair of the French Study Group, and is a member of the editorial boards of French Politics, Culture, and Society and La Revue Tocqueville. His blog on French politics can be viewed at

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