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July 25, 1998 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The French have renewed their very favorite love affair. With themselves. Suddenly, "La Marseillaise" is cool again. Waving the tricolor flag no longer means a person sympathizes with the far-right, immigrant-hating National Front party of Jean-Marie Le Pen. A stunning upset victory in the World Cup, the quadrennial international soccer tournament, has given the French immediate reason to feel good about themselves again.
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July 25, 1998 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The French have renewed their very favorite love affair. With themselves. Suddenly, "La Marseillaise" is cool again. Waving the tricolor flag no longer means a person sympathizes with the far-right, immigrant-hating National Front party of Jean-Marie Le Pen. A stunning upset victory in the World Cup, the quadrennial international soccer tournament, has given the French immediate reason to feel good about themselves again.
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July 13, 1989 | RONE TEMPEST, Times Staff Writer
Two hundred years ago this Friday, a mob of Parisians that included wine merchants, cabinet makers, a brewer, a laundress and an 8-year-old boy sparked the French Revolution by storming the Bastille Prison. Today, the site is marked for eternity by a plaque above La Divine pizzeria in the Place de la Bastille: "Seized by the people on July 14, 1789, and demolished the same year."
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July 13, 1989 | RONE TEMPEST, Times Staff Writer
Two hundred years ago this Friday, a mob of Parisians that included wine merchants, cabinet makers, a brewer, a laundress and an 8-year-old boy sparked the French Revolution by storming the Bastille Prison. Today, the site is marked for eternity by a plaque above La Divine pizzeria in the Place de la Bastille: "Seized by the people on July 14, 1789, and demolished the same year."
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September 6, 1995 | SCOTT KRAFT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When Marie-Agnes Combesque, a tireless campaigner against racism, arrived at her apartment building here recently, she found police on a random hunt for terrorists, demanding identity papers from all the Arab-looking residents. Combesque, being white, walked through without receiving a second glance. But it wasn't the injustice outside her door that inspired this French writer's strongest passions.
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