France Argues With Itself Over Proposed Museum of French History

President Nicolas Sarkozy “has cooked up the Maison de l’Histoire de France, the country’s first national museum of French history, to open in 2015.” But many observers, and more than a few activists, are “appalled by the [very] notion of the museum” and argue that the project is little more than a way for Sarkozy to appeal to right-wing voters.

Source: New York Times 03/09/11