In this episode, Annie Sargent and Elyse Rivin delve into the extraordinary life of Simone Veil, a monumental figure in French politics and a stalwart advocate for women's rights. From her harrowing experiences as a Holocaust survivor to her pivotal role in shaping modern French history and the European Union, Veil's story is one of indomitable spirit, courage, and the relentless pursuit of justice. Explore how she navigated the aftermath of World War II, championed abortion rights, and contributed to European unity. Veil's legacy as a beacon of resilience and a visionary for peace and cooperation across borders is a testament to her profound impact on the 20th century. Join us to honor the life and achievements of Simone Veil, whose influence continues to inspire change and progress.

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