As the French Presidential election campaign move into its last week the four main candidates have begun a final round of electioneering.
Jacques Chirac campaigning, rallies etc.
Francois Mitterrand coming off plane;
shaking hands with various people;
walking alone in the countryside.
George Marchais wiping sweat from his face;
GV holding hands with supporters and singing at rally.
Giscard D'Estaing amongst crowd of people;
Background: PARIS, FRANCE
As the French Presidential election campaign move into its last week the four main candidates have begun a final round of electioneering. Voting is on Sunday, but that is only the first stage. A crucial second round of voting, on May 10th, will finally select the president.
Four main candidates are in the running, they are Valery Giscard D'Estaing, seeking re-election; Francois Mitterrand, Socialist; George Marchais, Communist; and Jacques Chirac, independent Gaullist.
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