Latest update: 15/11/2012
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François Hollande: the end of the 'normal' president?
This week saw François Hollande give his first full-fledged press conference; a 45-minute speech followed by nearly two hours of questions. It was a much-needed explanation, since he has broken a record: after only six months, he is the most unpopular French president since 1958. Is this the beginning of his comeback, or will he continue his slide in the polls?
By FRANCE 24
On the set:
- Denis Demonpion, Senior Writer, Le Nouvel Observateur Magazine;
- Mark Deen, Journalist, Bloomberg News;
- Philippe Moreau Chevrolet, Comunications Expert, Columnist.
Produced by Marc Perelman and Léa Berdugo