A bronze statue of Thomas Jefferson stands in Paris on the banks of the Seine in the 7th Arrondissement. The 10-foot-tall statue was dedicated on July 4, 2006, the 230th anniversary of American Independence.
During warmer months when meals are casual and outdoors, take advantage of all the beauty and abundance of ripe, juicy fruit to make fruit tarts. Not only is this one of the simplest desserts you can make, with a little creativity it’s a real showstopper!
The extraordinary circumstances of WWII opened the door to wider roles for women, as this article shows through the experience of a unit of ambulance drivers.
In 1989, the Flame of Liberty (Flamme de la Liberté) was presented to the city of Paris as a symbol of the Franco-American friendship.
As Chairman Connie Milstein’s first recruit to the renewed F-ACF board, Buffy Cafritz’s wisdom and guidance were indispensable in the early period of the Foundation’s transition. Her local, national, and international perspective — gained from decades of charitable activity — will continue to be felt, even in her absence.
For over 350 years, the fountains at the Palace of Versailles have been showing off their water effects.
Audrey Chapuis is a native Austinite and has lived in Paris since 2014. She is the Director of the American Library in Paris.
Rue Benjamin-Franklin is located in the 16th arrondissement of Paris. At one end of the street is a monument in honor of Franklin, who was a resident of Paris from 1777 to 1785.
Watch a conversation between French President Emmanuel Macron and Atlantic Council’s Europe Center Director Benjamin Haddad about the EU and transatlantic relations.
An aggressive effort is underway to make Notre-Dame Cathedral accessible in time for the 2024 Olympics that will be hosted in Paris, but it will be years, if not decades, before the restoration process is complete.