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The Toulouse shooting and the French presidential race (part 2)

After the Toulouse school shooting, almost all the major candidates for French presidency have suspended their campaigns. François Picard's panel wonders whether the tragedy will soften the rhetoric of a race that, for many, has taken a divisive tone.

  • Waddick DOYLE, Professor and Chair of Global Communication Department, American University of Paris;
  • Régis LE SOMMIER, Deputy Editorial Director, Paris Match;
  • Bernard KANOVITCH, Chair of the Committee for relations with the Moslem community, Jewish umbrella group CRIF;
  • Viteke KNOOP-RACHLING, Paris Correspondent, Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten.

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Produced by Christopher Davis, Pauline Heilmann, Mary Colombel, Anelise Borges

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