Marie Antoinette Previous Broadcasts
KQED Plus: Mon, Apr 1, 2013 -- 3:00 AM
The program examines the life of a callous queen whose opulent lifestyle and open sexuality made her one of the most controversial monarchs in history. Stuck in a loveless marriage and marked by numerous scandals that included gambling and love affairs, Marie Antoinette became the centerpiece in a revolution about change in hierarchy. The two-hour film traces her journey from the splendors of her childhood in the palaces of the mighty Austro-Hungarian Empire to her final hours in a squalid French prison cell.
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