The Basques

Mark Kurlansky *Author, The Basque History of the World (Walker & Co., 1999) *Author Cod: A Biography of Fish That Changed the World (Penguin, 1998) Its been said that The Basques are the oldest residents of Western Europe. They have been living for more than two millenia in the Pyrenees between Spain and France, and their language, though the oldest in Europe, is linked to no other on Earth. Join Melinda Penkava and her guest Mark Kurlansky for a look at the history and culture of the Basques.

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