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French Referendum / Degaulle #4899

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 24, 1969
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(Studio) Paris newspaper shows majority will vote against President Chas. DeGaulle in referendum.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Paris, France) DeGaulle's threat to resign if referendum fails loses him votes. Gaullists say election determines whether DeGaulle stays or not. Real DeGaulle opposition is that population no longer believes alternate to DeGaulle is calamity. Strong move to elect Georges Pompidou, and let DeGaulle retire.
REPORTER: John Rolfson

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Rolfson, John
Duration:
00:02:00

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