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Bordeaux-USA provides to residents of Gironde the opportunity to share Franco-American friendship, culture and ideas through English-speaking events and our Library in the heart of Bordeaux.
We can try for FREE to take part in one talk (Thursday evening 7:00 pm) OR one conversation hour (see 'Practice your English' tab).

September, Thursday 12th: The Man Behing the Foundation of Detroit


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Discover the fabulous story of Antoine de Lamothe, Squire, Sieur Cadillac, a Gascon and founder of what will become the megacity of Detroit (Michigan) USA, world center of the automotive industry.

Explorer of the New World, adventurer, friend of the Indians, soldier, governor, fabulator, prisoner in the Bastille, His life was full of twists and turns. Come and find out who this man was, born Antoine Laumet in 1658, and how he became an emblematic figure of the United States.

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An unpretentious presentation, fun and full of intrigue given by Kathryn Larcher, a true Michigoose (born in Michigan) which will be done in English accompanied by many illustrations at the Association Bordeaux-USA and which will be followed by general discussion over a glass of wine.