A Personal Retrospective: Was Elie Wiesel Happy?

“You came for me?” asked a bewildered Mikhail Gorbachev.

“As a Jew, I owe you that much,” responded Elie Wiesel.

French president Mitterand sent Wiesel aboard a government plane to Moscow, where he met Gorbachev immediately after the 1991 coup failure, several months before the dissolution of the Soviet Union.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/A-Personal-Retrospective-Was-Elie-Wiesel-Happy-459326

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