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France / Presidential Election #320874

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Apr 24, 1988
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(Studio: Susan Spencer) First round of France's election of president reported Report introduced.

(Paris, France: Doug Tunnell) Standings of leading cands. for president of France, President Francois Mitterrand and Premier Jacques Chirac, reported; scenes shown. Strong showing of right-wing candidate Jean-Marie Le Pen reported making him power broker for final round of election [Pol. writer Franz- Olivier GIESBERT - describes Le Pen's style and pols.] Le Pen's ability to make demands on other cands. discussed. [Journalist Jean LESIEUR - says asking for Le Pen's support will be like making pact with devil.]

Spencer, Susan;
Tunnell, Doug

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