The American President

See what the French press is saying.

2009 Begins

Originally published on Translated from the French and abridged by Anna Wainwright 2008 ended with financial disaster, which will continue into 2009, and Sarkozy and Fillon try to find a solution to the conflict in...

Polly Platt, Journalist and Cultural Advisor, Dies at 81

Polly Platt, author of French or Foe, cultural advisor, and former American journalist died in Vienna on December 26, 2008 of pneumonia and heart failure. She was 81. A native Philadelphian descended from a French Huguenot...

American Election Special

Last week, Obama made history, and the front page of every French newspaper.

Sarkozy, Bush and the Marseillaise

Translated from the French by Anna Wainwright First appeared on on October 16, 2008 This week, the French press questioned French and European plans for an economic revival, and examined the shaky future of...