Alexander Stille

Columbia University


Alexander Stille is a San Paolo professor of international journalism at Columbia Journalism School. He is a regular contributor to the New Yorker and La Repubblica, one of Italy's most influential and widely read newspapers. Stille's books include Benevolence and Betrayal: Five Italian Jewish Families under Fascism and Excellent Cadavers: The Mafia and the Death of the First Italian Republic.

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The Future of the Past by Alexander Stille

APR 29, 2004 Transcript

Preserving the Past, the Impossible and Necessary Task

Alexander Stille discusses our complex relations to the past in today's age of rapid technological advances.