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History Congress Wraps in Paris – Record Attendance
(Paris, France, december 10, 2003)
Thunderous applause marked the end of the 3rd World Congress of History Producers today, after a final, full-house session examining "Inside Stories: Witnesses to History" – focusing on three diverse history programs: an intense, riveting look at the dramatization of the Wannsee Protocol in the film Conspiracy; Invitation to a Hanging, the story of Jack Shepherd, a famous 18th criminal; and the heart-wrenching Japanese film Drawing A-Bomb Memories, chronicling the horrors of Hiroshima through the drawings of survivors of the bombing.
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Distinguished International Historian Hélène Carrère dÂ’Encausse to Give Keynote Address at HISTORY 2003
(Banff, Canada, November 27, 2003)
"What is the Real Cost of Adapting History to Television?" is the theme of this year's Keynote Address presented by Internationally renowned historian Hélène Carrère d'Encausse at the 3rd annual World Congress of History Producers in Paris, France. One of the world's leading authorities on Russian and Slavic history, Madame Carrère d'Encausse will address delegates on Monday morning, December 8 as part of the annual Congress that explores the trends and best practices of history and biography programming.
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Annual Congress to be an Exploration of the Challenges and Issues in History and Biography Television
(Banff, Canada, October 21, 2003)
The agenda for the 3rd annual World Congress of History Producers will take an in-depth look at the current state of history and biography programming as delegates from around the globe gather at the Hôtel Lutetia in Paris, France to share ideas, debate the issues and explore best practices in this television genre. The History Congress takes place December 7 to 10, 2003 hosted by France 5 and le Groupe France Télévisions.
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HISTORY 2003 Heads to the Historic Hotel Lutetia in Paris
(Paris, France, March 18, 2003)
HISTORY 2003, the World Congress of History Producers' third annual forum, will take place at the Hotel Lutetia, in the heart of the St-Germain-des-Prés district in Paris, France, December 7 to 10. Speaking at a special reception in the French capital, Pat Ferns, president and CEO of the Banff Television Foundation, along with Congress host broadcaster France Télévisions, officially announced that the upcoming event that will attract hundreds of producers, creators, broadcasters, academics and journalists specializing in history and biography programming from around the world.
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Du 7 au 10 décembre 2003 L'Hôtel Lutétia, un lieu chargé d'histoire, accueille HISTORY 2003
(Paris, France, 18 mars, 2003)
La troisième édition du Congrès Mondial des Producteurs de Programmes d'Histoire aura lieu à Paris à l'hôtel Lutétia du 7 au 10 décembre prochain. HISTORY 2003 accueillera plusieurs centaines de participants spécialisés en programmes d'histoire dans le monde, représentant divers horizons : créateurs, producteurs, diffuseurs, universitaires et journalistes.
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