French comic draws anti-Semitic charge

Klaussmann, Liza
December 2003
Daily Variety;12/5/2003, Vol. 281 Issue 44, p16
Trade Publication
Reports on the anti-semitism accusations against performer Dieudonne following his appearance on a television show in Paris, France. Basis of the accusations; Prevalence of viewers reacting to Dieudonne's attitude; Impetus to the renewal of the debate on anti-Semitism in the country.


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