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Latest update : 2013-03-29

François Hollande: a crucial TV interview

With his popularity at rock bottom, zero growth and record unemployment, the French president finally speaks out on prime-time television to try to show his fellow countrymen that despite the rough weather, there is a captain who knows where he is heading. Also, what was supposed to be a mere parliamentary by-election ends up as a show of force for the far-right National Front.

On the set:

  • Philip Turle, Journalist, RFI;
  • Denis Demonpion, Senior Writer, Le Nouvel Observateur.

Prepared by Marc Perelman and Léa Berdugo

By FRANCE 24

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