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Reims ~ May 11

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Île-de-France ~ Reims.  Reims is the traditional site of the crowning of the kings of France—and here, on May 7, 1945, General Eisenhower received the unconditional German surrender. Presented by William H. Fredlund, Ph.D., Saturday, May 11, 2019, at 7:00PM (doors open at 6:15PM for the wine reception).

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Île-de-France ~ Reims.  Reims is the traditional site of the crowning of the kings of France—and here, on May 7, 1945, General Eisenhower received the unconditional German surrender. Presented by William H. Fredlund, Ph.D., Saturday, May 11, 2019, at 7:00PM (doors open at 6:15PM for the wine reception).

William H. Fredlund, the Director of the Institute, obtained his B.A. and M.A. from UCLA, where he specialized in European history and art history. He studied in Italy on a Fulbright Fellowship and completed a double Ph.D. in history and humanities at Stanford, specializing in Renaissance Italy. Dr. Fredlund has taught for UCLA, the University of Florence, Stanford, and UCSC Extension.