Tony Judt: The truth is more important than frendship.

After Tony Judt died, Jonathan Freeman, his friend, told that he had always placed his small voice before friendship and also expected the same courage from everybody else.           

Who is Tony Judt? He (1948 – 2010) was a British historian essayist, and university professor who specialized in European history. Judt moved to New York and served as the Erich Maria Remarque Professor in European Studies at New York University, and Director of NYU’s Erich Maria Remarque Institute. He was a frequent contributor to the New York Review of Books. In 1996 Judt was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and in 2007 a corresponding Fellow of the British Academy.