12 April 2016
Steven Spielberg announced yesterday (April 11th) that The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara will be his next film, to be shot in early 2017 for release in late 2017. It will be based on Kertzer's book of the same name and will star Mark Rylance as Pope Pius IX. Tony Kushner is writing the screenplay.
Steven Spielberg, who will direct, left, and Mark Rylance, who will act, right.
Picture credit: Getty Images
05 April 2016
RAI 2, one of Italy's major TV networks, on April 3, 2016 broadcast a profile of David Kertzer's Italian research and books on a program called Sorgente di Vita.
15 March 2016
The advertisement for the German edition of The Pope and Mussolini, Der Erste Stellvertreter, from Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft.
17 February 2016
Picture credit: Carlo Lannutti
Read the profile here.
10 December 2015
The term "Fascist" is often used as an epithet to brand a political opponent, but Donald Trump has prompted an unexpected interest in the history of Mussolini and Fascism. Here is the Providence Journal's take on the comparison, drawing on an interview with David Kertzer.