USD French Professor Shares Perspective on Devastating Notre Dame Cathedral Fire

Monday’s devastating fire that badly damaged the historic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France, left an emotional wound on millions of hearts of many around the world. The 850-year-old venue is, along with the Eiffel Tower, one of the most visited tourist sites in Paris.

Several local news stations reached out to Michele Magnin, PhD, a longtime French Professor at the University of San Diego, for her reaction and perspectives on the Cathedral’s importance, history and her thoughts on the French’s desire to rebuild what was lost.

KUSI video interview with Dr. Magnin:

NBC San Diego news segment video with Dr. Magnin:


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