As we watched Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos push space flight into a new era over the last few weeks, we took a look back at the history of human flight and the role that French innovation has played in the industry.
The installation is a tribute to impermanence, transformation, the passage of time, metamorphosis, and creative destruction.
On July 14, 2021, a Bastille Day event at the French Residence in Washington, D.C. celebrated the arrival of an American symbol that traveled from Paris to the United States.
On July 14, Bastille Day events will be hosted around Washington, D.C. The French celebrate this day as Fête nationale, the anniversary of the Storming of the Bastille in 1789 and the unification of France in 1790.
The Statue of Liberty on Île aux Cygnes in Paris is a quarter-scale replica of the Statue of Liberty that stands in New York, also known as Liberty Enlightening the World.
The French-American Cultural Foundation hosted a small gathering to honor the Washington, D.C. visit of General Michel Friedling, the director of France’s Space Command.
Stephanie Dray is a bestselling author of historical women’s fiction. Her latest book, The Women of Chateau Lafayette, is based on the true story of an extraordinary castle in the heart of France and the remarkable women bound by its legacy.
“Out of Many, One: Portraits of America’s Immigrants” is a book of paintings and stories by President George W. Bush. One of the featured stories is about Florent Groberg of France.
On June 1, 1961, President John Fitzgerald Kennedy and his wife Jacqueline “Jackie” Kennedy visited the Palace of Versailles. It was the first official visit by an American head of state since Woodrow Wilson in 1919.
Recent podcast topics have included fashion, international cooperation in space, the Michelin Guide, and the Notre-Dame fire.