Family Dispute Tears At France's Far-Right National Front

April 11, 2015 11:38 AM

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There's a family feud going down in France. Marine Le Pen, head of the National Front, is battling the co-founder of the far right political party, who also happens to be her dad. Last week, Jean-Marie Le Pen repeated an inflammatory remark about the Holocaust he's made before - that the Nazi gas chambers were a mere detail of history. His remark came at a time when his daughter has been pushing the party into the mainstream. Stanford professor Cecile Alduy has written a book about Marine Le Pen and the new direction of the National Front, and she joins me from her home in Paris. Welcome to the program.

KEITH: What has Marine Le Pen's reaction to her father's statement been?

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