French president visits Louisiana to boost cultural ties


              French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron greet the crowd as they arrive at Jackson Square in New Orleans, Friday, Dec. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron greet the crowd as they arrive at Jackson Square in New Orleans, Friday, Dec. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              French President Emmanuel Macron greets the crowd in New Orleans, Friday, Dec. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              French President Emmanuel Macron greets the crowd in New Orleans, Friday, Dec. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              French President Emmanuel Macron walks with New Orleans Mayor Latoya Cantrell, right, as he arrives at Jackson Square in New Orleans, Friday, Dec. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              French President Emmanuel Macron waves as he walks with his wife Brigitte Macron and New Orleans Mayor Latoya Cantrell, right, as he arrives at Jackson Square in New Orleans, Friday, Dec. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron waves to the crowd as they arrive at Jackson Square in New Orleans, Friday, Dec. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              Brigitte Macron, wife of French President Emmanuel Macron, waves to crowds as they arrive at Jackson Square in New Orleans, Friday, Dec. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            French President Emmanuel Macron greets the crowd as he arrives at Jackson Square in New Orleans, Friday, Dec. 2, 2022. Right is former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) Brigitte Macron, wife of French President Emmanuel Macron, smiles as they arrive at Jackson Square in New Orleans, Friday, Dec. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) French President Emmanuel Macron claps to the performance of a street band as he walks down Royal St. in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Friday, Dec. 2, 2022. Right is New Orleans Mayor Latoya Cantrell. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) French President Emmanuel Macron greets the crowd as he walks down Royal Street in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Friday, Dec. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) French President Emmanuel Macron claps to the performance of a street band as he walks down Royal St. in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Friday, Dec. 2, 2022. Right is New Orleans Mayor Latoya Cantrell. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron greet the crowd as they arrive at Jackson Square in New Orleans, Friday, Dec. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) French President Emmanuel Macron kisses the hand of street performer Jennifer Jones as he walks down Royal St. in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Friday, Dec. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) French President Emmanuel Macron reacts to crowds as he walks down Royal Street with New Orleans Mayor Latoya Cantrell and former Mayor Mitch Landrieu, right, in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Friday, Dec. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) French President Emmanuel Macron speaks to reporters as he walks down Royal Street in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Friday, Dec. 2, 2022. Left is New Orleans Mayor Latoya Cantrell. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) French President Emmanuel Macron walks down Royal Street in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Friday, Dec. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) French President Emmanuel Macron walks down Royal St. with New Orleans Mayor Latoya Cantrell in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Friday, Dec. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) French President Emmanuel Macron greets the crowd as he walks down Royal Street in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Friday, Dec. 2, 2022. Next to him is New Orleans Mayor Latoya Cantrell. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) A French military aide stands by as the motorcade of French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron, moves along with them as they walk through the French Quarter of New Orleans, Friday, Dec. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) French President Emmanuel Macron greets the crowd as he walks down Royal Street in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Friday, Dec. 2, 2022. Behind him is New Orleans Mayor Latoya Cantrell. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) French President Emmanuel Macron greets the crowd as he walks down Royal Street in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Friday, Dec. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) 
              People on a balcony raise a glass to French President Emmanuel Macron as he walks down Royal Street in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Friday, Dec. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              French President Emmanuel Macron, center, claps to music and a costumed dancer as he walks past street musicians on Royal Street in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Friday, Dec. 2, 2022. Right of macron is New Orleans Mayor Latoya Cantrell and former Mayor Mitch Landrieu, right. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              French President Emmanuel Macron waves to the crowd as he walks down Royal Street with New Orleans Mayor Latoya Cantrell in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Friday, Dec. 2, 2022. Behind Cantrell are former Mayor Mitch Landrieu and his wife, Cheryl Quirk. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife, Brigitte Macron, greet the crowd as they arrive at Jackson Square in New Orleans, Friday, Dec. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron greet the crowd as they arrive in New Orleans, Friday, Dec. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)