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France abolishes death penalty

Title
France abolishes death penalty
Genre
Interview
TX Date
17 Sep 1981
Year of production
1981
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Duration
00:02:27
Description
Report on France’s abolition of the death penalty. With references to the last executioner, Marcel Chevalier; the penultimate executioner, Andre Obrecht; French President, Francois Mitterrand; the guillotine. Male reporter not identified.
Contributors
None Identified
Keywords
Death penalty; France; Executioners; Francois Mitterrand; Executions; Marcel Chevalier; Andre Obrecht

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