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During a private dinner at the National Archives in Paris on September 19, 2019, guests were treated to a special performance by “Garde républicaine.” The dinner was part of a conference hosted by Mount Vernon.
New York Times writer Elaine Sciolino’s book, “The Seine: The River That Made Paris,” explores the famous river “through its rich history and lively characters: a bargewoman, a riverbank bookseller, a houseboat dweller, a famous cinematographer known for capturing the river’s light.”
As a life-long Washingtonian, becoming involved with the French-American Cultural Foundation has represented an opportunity to invite and reinvigorate French-influenced social, cultural and business relationships into my activities and has renewed my interest in an old love, French culture and style.
Buffy Cafritz is a noted Washington, D.C. philanthropist who is a Member of the Board of the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), as well as a Trustee Council Member of the National Gallery and The White House Historical Association. She is also an Honorary Trustee of The John F. Kennedy Center for