Memorials and Memories: A Dialogue Between French Ambassador Philippe Etienne and Smithsonian’s Secretary Lonnie Bunch
In a live dialogue, French Embassador Philippe Etienne and Smithsonian Secretary Lonnie Bunch explore the emblematic Martin Luther King Jr., WWI, WWII, and COVID-19 memorials on the National Mall and discuss the representations they carry. They address how these landmarks contribute to building bridges between generations and to strengthening national unity among citizens. In English.
For the first time this year, discover a special segment geared toward young audiences. French philosopher Marie Robert will explore philosophical topics around friendship with children from French-English dual language programs at Gaithersburg Middle School (Maryland) and Lafayette Academy (New York).
Join French ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet and Former NASA astronaut Michael López-Alegría in a conversation as they relate to the theme « Proche » / « Closing the Distance » by sharing with us their experiences and passion for space. Conversation moderated by Eric Van Der Wal Special thanks to the Cultural services of the […]