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    Book Discussion on When Paris Went Dark

    Ronald Rosbottom talked about his book, When Paris Went Dark: The City of Light Under German Occupation, 1940-1944, in which he looks at Nazi-occupied Paris during World War II. In his…

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    U.S.-France Military Relations

    Defense Secretary Hagel and France’s Minister of Defense Jean-Yves Le Drian took questions from journalists on a number of topics, including on the international strategy against ISIS…

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    French President's U.N. Address

    French President Francois Hollande addressed the United Nations General Assembly. He confirmed the beheading of a French tourist that day by ISIS* militants. In his remarks he…

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    Utah's World War II Merci Train

    Byron Lewis talked about the significance of Ogden, Utah’s, Merci Boxcar and explained the importance of preserving its history. Merci Trains were presented by France to 49 U.S.…

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    U.S.-France Relations

    Ambassador Francois Delattre talked about the relationship between the U.S. and France. He also spoke about Russia’s intervention in Ukraine, suggesting additional sanctions were…

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    Book Discussion on Wonderous Beauty

    Historian Carol Berkin talked about her book, Wondrous Beauty: The Life and Adventures of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte, in which she recounts the life of Elizabeth “Betsy”…

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    State Dinner for French President Hollande, Toasts

    President Obama and French President Francois Hollande exchanged toasts.  br/ President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama held their seventh official state dinner in the South Lawn…

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    State Dinner for French President Francois Hollande

    President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama welcomed French President Francois Hollande to the White House for their seventh official state dinner, held in the South Lawn Pavilion. br/…

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    Presidents Obama and Hollande Joint News Conference

    President Obama and French President Francois Hollande held a joint news conference at the White House, where they took questions from the U.S. and international media. Among the…

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    Presidential Tour of Monticello

    On the first day of a state visit to the United States French President Francois Hollande and President Obama toured Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello. They talked about the…

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    French President Francois Hollande Arrival Ceremony

    During official arrival ceremonies on the South Lawn, President Obama welcomed French President Francois Hollande to the White House as part of an official state visit.

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    U.S.-France Military Relations

    U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Frech Minister of Defense Jean-Yves Le Drian held a joint press conference and answered questions about topics including, cooperation in Africa…

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    France, European and World Affairs

    French opposition leader Jean-Francois Cope talked about the role of his country and the European Union in global affairs. Topics included global politics, the civil war in Syria, and…

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    United Nations General Assembly Speech by French President Francois Hollande

    Francois Hollande addressed the United Nations General Assembly. He talked about having “direct and open” talks with Iran, but said he is just as firm on nuclear…

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    Emma-Kate Symons on Use of Military Force in Syria

    Emma-Kate Symons talked by telephone from Paris about French Prime Minister Francois Hollande calling for intervention in Syria. He made the remarks to the French Assembly at the…

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    French President Francois Hollande United Nations Address

    French President Francois Hollande addressed the United Nations General Assembly meeting. In his remarks he called for for the abolition of the death penalty, for women’s rights…

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    History of the Statue of Liberty

    Edward Berenson, author of Statue of Liberty: A Transatlantic Story, talked about the beginnings, controversies and changing meanings of the national monument. He was interviewed by…

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    U.S.-France Relations

    Following President Obama’s first meeting with the new French President Francois Hollande, the two met with reporters. They commented on some of the items in their discussions…

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    Book Discussion on The Battle of the Berezina

    Alexander Mikaberidze talked about his book The Battle of the Berezina: Napoleon’s Great Escape about Napoleon’s escape from the Russian Army in November 1812. This is the first…

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    State of the French Economy

    French President Nicholas Sarkozy spoke about the state of the French economy, the European debt crisis, and assistance to European Union member nations from the European Central…

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