Roald Dahl's Family Apologizes for His Anti-Semitism

The author, who died in 1990, made several disparaging comments about Jews during his lifetime. “Those prejudiced remarks are incomprehensible to us,” the family said in a statement online.

Roald Dahl's Family Apologizes for His Anti-Semitism
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