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The National Holiday in France might only be on July 14th, but the FrenchPod team is going to celebrate it all week as an excuse to do another historical drama. In today's podcast, let's go back in time to the Versailles of Louis XVI, and learn a little history through French and a little French through this case we learn about Le Hameau, Marie Antoinette's eccentric hobby, which cost such an exorbitant amount of money that the French people thought she had lost her head.

Maturity: General
Native: English, Target: French (Standard)
Hosts: Amaury, Erica
Topics: history, appearance

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