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Special Segment (France and Mitterrand) #518594

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 18, 1981
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(France) France under rule of president Francois Mitterrand examined; Claude Taittinger, champagne executive, noted illustrating problem faced by wealthy in socialist government [TAITTINGER - acknowledges impact of new government] Contrasting impact on the proletariat's life reported illustrated by Micheline Gibier's situation; details given. Taittinger employee Jean-Pierre Bartholome's reaction discussed; general support for Mitterrand's policy among French workers noted. [TAITTINGER - considers change necessary.]
REPORTER: Jim Bittermann

Bittermann, Jim;
Mudd, Roger

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