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Joséphine Baker inducted into the French Pantheon

Tue Nov 30, 2021 8:52 pm

Today, Joséphine Baker was inducted into the French Pantheon, the place were great French men (and a few great women) are celebrated.

The ceremony was very nice.

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Is she well known in the US, is she controversial (for having left the country) ?

https://www.npr.org/2021/11/30/10597767 ... 8304646514
 
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Re: Joséphine Baker inducted into the French Pantheon

Tue Nov 30, 2021 10:23 pm

Nice honor and appropriate. Its too bad she was not able to be free here in the USA for most of her life.
 
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Re: Joséphine Baker inducted into the French Pantheon

Wed Dec 01, 2021 4:13 pm

Quite the honor. Beautiful building, I've been there last summer.

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