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Meghan McCain and Chelsea Clinton: The Daughters’ Impact

April 14, 2008 // Le Figaro - France - French

Chelsea is the first to advance to the stage at Constitution Hall in Washington and it takes several minutes to quiet the audience’s burst of applause. “I believe I am the most enthusiastic supporter of my mother, but one could say here that I have many rivals,” she says offering the ovation that has been given [Read more]

Press in the Museum

April 10, 2008 // Le Monde - France - French

A new museum is opening its doors this week in Washington: the Newseum, or the Press Museum. It is a cube made of glass and metal, which the architect wanted to be transparent (like democracy). The façade has the form of a giant screen. The first 45 words of the Constitution’s First Amendment are recorded on a [Read more]

Obama and Color

April 9, 2008 // Liberation - France - French

The message of Barack Obama rests on two themes: hope and unity. For the months that he traveled across America at the mercy of the Democratic primaries, he knew to avoid the obstacles in order to impose his drive, the one of a country able to chase out its old demons, and to finally surpass its political and racial [Read more]

Work Market Turning Sour in the U.S.

April 7, 2008 // Le Monde - France - French

On Wednesday, the President of the Federal Reserve (Fed), Ben Bernanke, used the word “recession” for the first time. The cause seemed to be understood by most American economists: their country is in recession and employment numbers, announced on Friday, April 4, confirmed this conviction. For the third [Read more]
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