The French Revolution was a period of great turmoil, momentous events and grand ideas which shaped the democratic freedoms we all enjoy today. The national assembly, the storming of the Bastille, the end of feudalism, and the revolutionary moto of “Liberty, Equality and Fraternity” are all well known. But there are lesser known events, and people, in the lead-up to this period that we should never forget.
One is the story of Marie Durand. Watch the program now to learn about her courage and heroism in the face of great persecution which preceded the Revolution.