The spirit of the museum
For Pierre Salinger's life to serve as an example to the young people he loved so much, to honor his memory, the Pierre-Salinger Museum was created in 2005, a year after his death. Photographs and some objects recount his private and public life and rub shoulders with thematic exhibitions built from news or historical facts.
A man of culture
Journalist, communications advisor to the Kennedy family, White House spokesman, politician and writer, Pierre Salinger was also a pianist and music lover. In 1975, he is vice-president of the jury of the Cannes Film Festival, chaired by Jeanne Moreau.
Decorated by the US Army
Soon after the events in Pearl Harbor, Pierre Salinger becomes captain of a submarine fighter in the Pacific ... at the age of 19. He will be decorated for heroic conduct, medalist for saving seamen caught in a typhoon off Okinawa.