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French Elections #52953

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 10, 1978
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(Studio) Report on upcoming election of government representatives in France. President Giscard's appeal for defeat of Socialist and Communists noted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Paris, France) Details of French voting system explained. Questions about Communist support of Socialist allies outlined.
REPORTER: Pierre Salinger

(NYC) Giscard's efforts to defeat leftists by sending Personal letters to Frenchmen living in United States and urging them to vote by proxy detailed. Exs. cited are personnel at French restaurant in NYC. [Restaurant owner Marie-Louise VAILLANT - is afraid Socialists will be joined by Communists] [Waiter Hubert COTTON - hopes Giscard's party wins.] Giscard's residence, the Elysses Palace mentioned.
REPORTER: John Martin

Jennings, Peter;
Martin, John;
Salinger, Pierre

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