Chirac, Former Protege in Spat A political soap opera now under way in Paris: a power struggle developing between French President Jacques Chirac and his former protege, Finance Minister Nicolas Sarkozy. Eleanor Beardsley reports.
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Chirac and a Former Favorite in French Power Struggle

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Chirac and a Former Favorite in French Power Struggle

Chirac and a Former Favorite in French Power Struggle

Chirac and a Former Favorite in French Power Struggle

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A political soap opera now under way in Paris: a power struggle developing between French President Jacques Chirac and his former protege, Finance Minister Nicolas Sarkozy. Eleanor Beardsley reports.