Last updated 5/25/2020 at 11:49am
I have been following the saga of the General Flynn trial for some time. Many of its now-disclosed facts brought back the famous 1890’s Dreyfus Affair in France. A Jewish French Officer, Captain Alfred Dreyfus, was falsely accused of treason and sentenced to prison at the infamous Devils Island.
After investigating the case, France’s most famous living author, Emil Zola, wrote a newspaper letter to the President of France entitled “J’accuse,” castigating the conviction which received national and world-wide attention. Dreyfus was later retried, acquitted and in 1906 was awarded...