Tiersky's Philosophical Interpretation of Mitterrand

Contact: Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass. - Ronald Tiersky, Joseph R. Eastman '04 Professor of Political Science at Amherst College, has just published Francois Mitterrand: The Last French President ($29.95, 438 pp., St. Martin's Press, NY 2000), a multi-faceted study of this controversial French president (1981-1995), whom Tiersky knew personally and often interviewed.