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New BBC Series “Bright Lights, Brilliant Minds” Highlights NYC’s Most Transformative Year

Tune into BBC World News' series Bright Lights, Brilliant Minds: The Tale of Three Cities on October 24th and 25th to hear why Dr. James Fox argues that NYC's most transformative year was 1951.

Inside the Arc de Triomphe in Paris

I've walked and drove past the Arc de Triomphe countless times, fearing for my life while traversing the roundabout by motorcycle. On June 18th, I took the walk up the famous arch, coincidentally on the 70th anniversary of Charles de Gaulle's BBC radio appeal marking the founding act of French resistance against the Nazi regime.