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France's Last Guillotiner Writes His Memoirs

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France's Last Guillotiner Writes His Memoirs

France's Last Guillotiner Writes His Memoirs

France's Last Guillotiner Writes His Memoirs

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Host Scott Simon speaks with the last French "guillotiner." Fernand Meysonnier, the final person able to say he has operated a guillotine in France or its territories, has just published his memoirs.