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Segment 3 (French Elections) #497828

NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 10, 1978
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(Studio) Details of French election system given. Change in Europe if Socialists and Communists win in France reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Paris, France) Ice cream molds of heads of candidates Chirac, Mitterrand and Marchais noted. Other candidates and positions noted. Runoff elections next week said slated. Billboards filmed, described. Demonstration for Communists noted, filmed. Unemployment, inflation blamed for increase in leftist sentiments in France. Film of Giscard shown. Giscard stance with regard to leftists reported Francois Mitterrand role noted. Georges Marchais role said questionable in final vote. Communist demands noted. United States said concerned with regard to Communist role in new government as it affects West Europe defense Communist favoring of nationalization of industry noted. Period of pol. turmoil predicted.
REPORTER: John Palmer

Chancellor, John;
Palmer, John

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