United States history

November 17, 2014
When the United States Spoke French

Dr. Francois Furstenberg’s ‘When the United States Spoke French: Five Refugees who Shaped a Nation’

November 14, 2014 - Segment 4 - We speak to Dr. Francois Furstenberg about his new book 'When the United States Spoke French'. The book follows a group of French émigrés who fled the French Revolution and settled in Philadelphia, where they integrated into some of the most exalted political and financial networks of the young nation.