• Short Summary

    French Socialist leader Francois Mitterrand, facing increasing provocation from his Communist Party partners, carefully avoided any showdown that could jeopardise the troubled left-wing alliance at a Paris news conference on Thursday (13 February).

  • Description

    French Socialist leader Francois Mitterrand, facing increasing provocation from his Communist Party partners, carefully avoided any showdown that could jeopardise the troubled left-wing alliance at a Paris news conference on Thursday (13 February).

    M. Mitterrand had been widely expected to hit back against recent personal attacks by Communist leader Georges Marchais. But he deliberately withhold any major counter-attacks, dismissing allegations by the Communists that his party is out to weaken and destroy them.

    This was how M. Mitterrand described his attitude to the three-year old alliance between the left-wing parties:

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    Film ID:
    VLVABFR3FKLFAGY6J224ECX4PEL9Q
    Media URN:
    VLVABFR3FKLFAGY6J224ECX4PEL9Q
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/02/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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