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Francois Mitterrand death

Title
Francois Mitterrand death
Genre
Interview; Speech; Obituary
TX Date
8 Jan 1996
Year of production
1996
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Duration
00:04:45
Description
William Roncon looks back at the life and political career of former French President Francois Mitterrand following his death from cancer. Includes Mitterrand speech on the Maastricht Treaty (in French) and Le Monde journalist Patrice de Beer on work for Vichy government and Resistance, his cancer and respect for former UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.
Contributors
William Roncon; Patrice de Beer; Francois Mitterrand
Keywords
Deaths; Treaties; Politics; European union; France; Francois Mitterrand; Presidents; Second World War (1939-1945); Europe; Politicians; Political leaders; Maastricht Treaty

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