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2015/04/26 15:19
2015/04/26 15:19
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This weekend, the French ambassador’s residence in Washington is scheduled to host a soiree that represents a style and power trifecta. France. Bloomberg. Vanity Fair. The 1910 Tudor Revival...
2015/04/26 15:19
2015/04/26 15:19
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2015/04/20 01:52
2015/04/20 01:52
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The French came to the American colonists' aid during the War for Independence. In 1780, the Marquis de Lafayette arrived in Virginia abord the three-masted frigate L'Hermione. He had men, guns and...
2015/04/19 13:31
2015/04/19 13:31
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Lest we Americans forget that -- in the wellsprings of our nation -- France bore the torch of liberty alongside us, our old ally has launched a reminder from across the Atlantic's waves. L'Hermione,...
2015/04/19 09:56
2015/04/19 09:56
7d
... – The freedman Milichus betrayed Piso's plot to kill the Emperor Nero and all the conspirators are arrested. 1770 – Marie Antoinette marries Louis XVI in a proxy wedding. 1775 – American...
2015/04/18 18:24
2015/04/18 18:24
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PURE Theatre’s 12th season closes out with playwright David Adjmi’s Marie Antoinette, which presents the doomed French queen speaking modern slang, a kind of royal Bravo housewife with an especially...
2015/04/14 18:49
2015/04/14 18:49
12d
Good news for the richest 10%. Bad news for everybody else. The Wall Street Journal reports “the top 3% of families saw their share of total income rise to 30.5% in 2013 from 27.7% in 2010, while the...
2015/04/13 15:39
2015/04/13 15:39
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CHILDREN’s Mesmerized: How Ben Franklin Solved a Mystery That Baffled All of France by Mara Rockliff; illustrated by Iacopo Bruno; Candlewick Press, 45 pages ($17.99). Rockliff offers marvelous...
2015/04/13 13:12
2015/04/13 13:12
13d
But as we have seen with lethal injection, less gruesome doesn’t mean painless. The unfortunate logic of modern execution is that if the body is still enough, and quiet enough, then we can forget that...
2015/04/13 07:29
2015/04/13 07:29
13d
Manchester City: Five matches that could cost Etihad Stadium boss Manuel Pellegrini his job With Man City fans calling for Pellegrini’s head a la King Louis XVI, the Man City manager could be on his...
2015/04/12 12:11
2015/04/12 12:11
14d
Tin toys, especially those that picture everyday life, are popular with today's collectors. Political, social, women's work, and other themes inspired toy makers. Many early toys were made of very...
2015/04/12 05:19
2015/04/12 05:19
14d
Paris has a long love affair with chocolate. Now adventurous artisans are adding wild variety to the mix, writes Julie Street. Paris has a long love affair with chocolate. Now adventurous artisans...
2015/04/08 14:03
2015/04/08 14:03
18d
It’s been all well and good laughing at the saga of Sunette and Steve and the Statues but at the end of the day, there have been terrible things said by people from all sides of the argument. People...
2015/04/02 16:51
2015/04/02 16:51
24d
In 1970 the fledgling author, scrounging around for something on which to craft his prose, purchased a piece of furniture once owned by Masters cofounder Clifford Roberts that may have had Ike's...
2015/04/01 14:17
2015/04/01 14:17
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PORTSMOUTH, N.H.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gemr (www.gemr.com), a pioneering online social community and marketplace for collectors, today announces a new collaboration with Peabody Essex Museum to showcase...
2015/03/30 19:10
2015/03/30 19:10
27d
... them eat cake!” That statement, though wrongly attributed to Marie Antoinette, Queen of France, reflects an attitude that bolstered resentment toward the tyrannical indifference prevailing 225...
2015/03/27 16:59
2015/03/27 16:59
30d
To the editor: The saying, “Let them eat cake,” is often misattributed to Marie Antoinette, wife of Louis XVI. It originated long before her marriage to Louis XVI. I have noticed that all those...
2015/04/26 15:19
2015/04/26 15:19
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