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France / Chirac / Assassination Attempt / Le Quefne Interview #706786

CNN Evening News for Sunday, Jul 14, 2002
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(Studio: Carol Lin) Report introduced.

(No location given: Gaven Morris†) A shot fired at French President Jacques Chirac at the Bastille Day Parade in Paris, France, featured; details given of the suspect and his connection to neo-Nazi and hooligan groups; scenes shown from Paris.

(Studio: Carol Lin) Live interview held with “Time” magazine correspondent Nick Le Quefne† about the shooting & other recent political events in France; scenes shown of the ceremonies in Paris. [Voice of Le QUEFNE – says this guy seems not to be a serious assassin, but a loner in touch with far-right fringe groups; outlines the far-right extremism in France because of the country’s inability to integrate immigrants into the society; talks about Chirac’s government.

Lin, Carol;
Morris, Gaven

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