Teen climate champion Greta Thunberg honored in France

World / Social Issues Jul 22, 2019

Teen climate champion Greta Thunberg honored in France

Greta Thunberg, the Swedish teenage activist whose Friday school strikes protesting government inaction over climate change helped spark a worldwide movement, received the Freedom Prize in France on Sunday. Flanked by two WWII veterans who sponsor the prize, she accepted the award at a ceremony ...

Taking a pictorial trip to Normandy

Art Sep 18, 2014

Taking a pictorial trip to Normandy

by C.B. Liddell

"Normandie — L'Estuaire de la Seine: L'Invention d'Un Paysage" ("Normandy — The Seine Estuary: The invention of a Landscape" is an exhibition at the Sompo Japan Museum of Art that recently changed its name to Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Museum of Art. Just as the ...

Jumping into Normandy, 70 years after D-Day

Travel May 17, 2014

Jumping into Normandy, 70 years after D-Day

by Greg Keller

Weather conditions over Normandy had been iffy for days. Showers and wind in the morning gave way to glorious spring sunshine in the afternoon, then electric green lightning storms over the sea at night. We watched the sky and waited for the go sign — ...