Music: The return to grace of the audiocassette

After vinyl, the audio tape miraculously returns to the music scene, even Madonna’s latest album was released in this format. By JD Beauvallet.In the 1980s and 1990s, long after the advent of the CD, … Mainly sold in gas stations, these objects of dubious artistic and legal origins were intended to power car radios, especially in the United States where CD players took a long time to enter vehicles. Some motorists went directly from the refurbished cassette radio (the 1970s must for long-distance travel in the United States) to digital radio...

The Battle of Normandy in nine points

Extract from the Special Edition Le Monde, available on newsstands: "1944: Landings, Resistances, Liberation"Chief of SHAEF, the Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force, Eisenhower i......