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Lorànt Deutsch, Virginie Girod, Franck Ferrand and Stéphane Bern... They make us love history


SURVEY - Like "The Three Musketeers", there are four of them and they too serve a noble cause: to give the French people a taste for history and long time in the ephemeral media. A mission they accomplish with rigor and passion.

This is a powerful reason for comfort in these gloomy times: the taste of the French for History is more lively than ever.

Clio triumphs on television - "Secrets d'Histoire" by Stéphane Bern, alternately on France 2 and France 3, has celebrated its 15th anniversary - and is performing like a charm on the radio: standing out, among many quality, "Franck Ferrand tells" on Radio Classique, "Enter History" by Lorànt Deutsch on RTL and "At the heart of History" with Virginie Girod on Europe 1. If each of these musketeers has his own style and register , all are concerned to share their love of the past with as many people as possible.

Popular history has always flourished in France, alongside university history.

One thinks of Gosselin Lenotre (1855-1935), nicknamed the Pope of short stories;

to the magazine


d'antan, which welcomed André Castelot, Philippe Erlanger and the other storytellers of the glories of France as well as its days of misfortune;

or the success of memoirs…

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Source: lefigaro

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