Rare honor for 2 women in Paris Pantheon of greats

February 21, 2014 11:53 AM

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PARIS (AP) -- "To Great Men, A Grateful Country," reads the stately portico of Paris' renowned Pantheon. Now, it could well merit "To Great Women" too.

President Francois Hollande announced Friday that two women who fought with the French Resistance during World War II will be inducted into the Latin Quarter mausoleum that is the final resting place of dozens of French greats, but only one woman among them: Marie Curie.

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