Charles de Gaulle and French-American Relations

France suffered a devastating national defeat in 1940, but French nationalists soon rallied behind the leadership of Charles de Gaulle.
Charles de Gaulle and French-American Relations
Tuesday, August 15th | 10:00 am
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Center For Life Enrichment

France suffered a devastating national defeat in 1940, but French nationalists soon rallied behind the leadership of Charles de Gaulle. This talk discusses the history of French-American relations during the Second World War and uses de Gaulle’s life and career to explore the continuing complexity of French-American interactions in the postwar era, thus stressing how de Gaulle left an enduring legacy in the American view of France and in French national identity.

Presenter: Lloyd Kramer

Cost: $25/$35

Coordinator: Ed Mawyer


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