🎧 Dictator's Wives with Diane Ducret
🎧 Dan Snow's History Hit • 18m
Diane Ducret is a French writer and essayist. In this captivating episode, she discusses the wives of some of the most reviled dicators in history and questions the impact they had on the men they loved.
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