As part of his ongoing series of reports on making sense of economic news, Paul Solman speaks with French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde about the European debt crisis, as France examines new calls for austerity and reforming its retirement system. Continue reading
French leaders and fans condemned their national soccer team, following players’ refusal to practice on Sunday after a teammate’s dismissal. Jeffrey Brown talks to Roger Bennett of ESPN.com for an update on the controversy from the World Cup in South Africa. Continue reading
In the face of fears over growing debt, several European countries have announced major spending cuts amid widespread opposition from the public. Jeffrey Brown speaks with an economist and a reporter about Europe’s debt crisis and its financial future. Continue reading
The Paris Museum of Modern Art remained closed, following the theft of five paintings, valued at more than $110 million. Jeffrey Brown has the latest on the daring art heist. Continue reading
French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson traveled the world for decades capturing people, places and history as a journalist, and in the process, helped define photography as an art form. His legacy is now on display in an exhibit called ‘Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Modern Century’, a retrospective of 300 photographic works at New York’s Museum of Modern Art.
Jeffrey Brown takes a look back at the life and career of the late French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson, the father of modern photojournalism. An exhibit of his photos is currently at New York’s Museum of Modern Art. Continue reading