NBC Evening News for Sunday, May 06, 2012
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(Paris: Jim Maceda) The victory in the French presidential election by Socialist Francois Hollande@ over President Nicolas Sarkozy examined; scenes shown of the two candidates; details given about the country's economic doldrums, the failure of austerity & Hollande's economic policies. [Two French VOTERS - comment on the elections.] [Political analyst Francois HEISBOURG@- offers an assessment on the outcome.] The outcome of the Greek elections with an extreme right-wing group doing well noted.
(Studio: Lester Holt; Washington: John Harwood) The potential fallout of the French elections, the cloud over austerity measures being driven by the Germans & the prospects for budget cuts in the US discussed.
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