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Lion Feuchtwanger and the Milles Internment and Deportation Camp Near Aix-en-Provence

By Wendy Dubreuil. Aix-en-Provence may call to mind fountain-side cafés, the work of Cézanne, aristocratic palaces and the scent of lavender, but just several miles from the sunny heart of town lies a cautionary tale: the Camp des Milles, the only large French interment and deportation camp from WWII that is preserved and open to the public.
Thomas Jefferson by the Solferino Footbridge near the Orsay Museum. Photo GLK

France Revisited Newsletter: The Inauguration Issue

Dear Friends and Fellow Travelers, January 19, 2017. We gather here today to recognize and affirm our place in the world. We gather not to walk lock-step towards a single destination, but to wherever our interests, whims and desires may lead us, without willful harm to others. Where are we? Let us consider:

The Cranky Urbanist: Paris Doesn’t Need the Triangle Tower

Responding to France Revisited's call for an opinion article from various opponents to Paris City Hall’s push to approve the construction of a 180-meter (590-foot) high-rise known as the Triangle Tower, Patrice Maire, president of the association Mont 14, stepped up to the plate with "Will Paris Be Modernized or Disfigured?"

The U.S. Presidential Election and the American Overseas Voter

Paris, Oct. 27. Editorial on the upcoming American presidential election from the perspective of overseas voters.

Republicans, Democrats and the Politics of Vision in Paris

A Paris vignette about vision and politics, about elections in France and the United States, with a glimpse of London and Berlin, Democrats and Republicans and Socialists and Conservatives, an encounter with a beautiful woman and her baby, and curious conversations with an ophthalmologist and his receptionist.

Philosophers and Life on the Run

The photo below may look like an ordinary view of a man and a woman jogging on a bike path in Paris, but there’s something extraordinary going on here. No matter their relationship, what’s most surprising is that they were together at all in these t-shirts.

Sex and the Luxury Hotel

Most men manage to control the urge to sequester a chambermaid or baggage boy, but it’s only natural for a man to stumble upon a hot hotel employee fantasy when traveling alone.

Sex and the Luxury Hotel

Most men manage to control the urge to sequester a chambermaid or baggage boy, but it’s only natural for a man to stumble upon a hot hotel employee fantasy when traveling alone.

France Elevates Poet Aimé Césaire to Status of “Great Man” at Pantheon

April 6, 2011 – Little noticed and scantily attended on a warm and sunny spring day, France showed its gratitude to one of its...

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