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Jacques Chirac's corruption trial, and Dominique Strauss-Kahn's return

Will former French president Jacques Chirac be in the dock at his upcoming corruption trial? And what should we make of Dominique Strauss-Kahn's return to France after sexual assault charges against him in New York were dropped?

Marc Perelman interviews Jean-Marc Gonin, Senior Writer with Le Figaro Magazine, and Philip Turle, Journalist with Radio France Internationale.

 

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