Open

Coming up

Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

REPORTERS

Exclusive: an unlikely victim of the 'War on Terror'

Read more

#THE 51%

Sweden: A Feminist's Paradise?

Read more

FRANCE IN FOCUS

Politics: parties under pressure

Read more

FOCUS

In Burma, the rise of radical Buddhism

Read more

ENCORE!

Haute Couture: the hand-stitched clothing made in Paris that sells for the price of small yachts

Read more

IN THE PAPERS

'Caution, another Cast Lead lies ahead'

Read more

BUSINESS DAILY

Rising into the ranks of Haute Couture

Read more

DEBATE

Gaza: How to Stop the Spiral? Israel Readies For Ground Offensive

Read more

DEBATE

Gaza: How to Stop the Spiral? Israel Readies For Ground Offensive (part 2)

Read more

An interview with a French or international personality from the world of economics, politics, culture or diplomacy. Every Monday and Wednesday at 4.45 pm Paris time. Saturday at 7.45 am.

THE INTERVIEW

THE INTERVIEW

Latest update : 2012-08-30

Vincent Michelot, Professor of American Politics at Sciences Po Lyon

Four years after Barack Obama's election victory and with another US presidential election just around the corner, many Americans say they're feeling let down. Can Barack Obama beat the economic blues? What about his chances of winning a second term? To discuss all these issues, Douglas Herbert talks to Vincent Michelot, Professor of American Politics at Sciences Po Lyon.

By Douglas HERBERT

Comments

COMMENT(S)

 
 
Archives

2014-07-09 Somalia

Boutros-Ghali: 'I wanted to reform the UN'

Boutros Boutros-Ghali, who was the UN’s 6th Secretary General, comments regional conflicts in Iraq, Syria, Egypt, South Sudan in the light of his experience at the head of the...

Read more

2014-07-07 Al-Jazeera

Wael Eskandar, Egyptian journalist and blogger

Prominent Egyptian journalist and blogger Wael Eskandar tells France 24 what's gone wrong with his country's criminal justice system, and describes the situation facing human...

Read more

2014-07-05 French politics

Historian Jean Garrigues: 'French people are used to scandals'

On July 2, former French president Nicolas Sarkozy was placed under investigation for corruption and influence-peddling. It's the kind of case that leaves millions of French...

Read more

2014-07-02 USA

Robert King, Former Louisiana inmate, Member of the 'Angola 3'

Robert King was just a teen when he entered Angola Prison in the US state of Louisiana for the very first time. In the early 1970s, he was wrongly accused of murder after an...

Read more

2014-07-01 Iraq violence

Rudolph Giuliani, Former Mayor of New York City

He is one of the most iconic US figures of the first decade of this century. Rudolph Giuliani first made his reputation as a tough prosecutor in New York, taking on the mafia and...

Read more