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Secretary Kerry visits Saint-Briac-sur-Mer during 70th Anniversary of D-Day

Secretary Kerry visited Saint-Briac-sur-Mer for an official ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of the town’s liberation and the renaming of the town’s main square after U.S. photographer Tony Vaccaro, a WWII veteran whose iconic images retraced his landing in Normandy to the Battle of the Bulge. Mr. Vaccaro’s most famous photo – “the Kiss of ...
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Visit to Haute Saone Department in Franche Comté

Consul General Evan G. Reade traveled to the towns of Gray and Champagney in Haute Saone, Franche Comté on Monday, February 10, 2014 to visit the Henry Fertet high school and Victor Schoelcher middle school. The Henry Fertet high school has a partnership with Charlottesville Albermale Technological Center (CATEC) and the students are preparing for ...
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President Hollande’s State Visit to the U.S.

Program of the Visit Monday, February 10 – Washington, D.C. (Paris + 6h) 14h30 Arrival of the French President 16h30 Visit to Monticello 20h00 Dinner with Christine LAGARDE, FMI Director, and Dr Jim YONG KIM, World Bank President Tuesday, February 11 – Washington, D.C. (Paris + 6h) 09h00 Welcome Ceremony and meeting of the two ...
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“Brothers in Arts” Jazz Symphonic Homage to the Soldiers and Citizens of D-Day

A full house of over 1,000 gave a rousing standing ovation to the world premiere of the Brittany Symphony Orchestra’s performance of a new orchestral and jazz influenced work composed by noted French and American composers in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of D-Day and the Liberation of France. The OSB commissioned American composer Chris ...
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