Eleanor Beardsley

Eleanor Beardsley appears in the following:

Thousands In Manchester Take To The Streets In Show Of Defiance

Sunday, May 28, 2017

The people of Manchester are turning out in the thousands for a series of public events this weekend, despite last Monday's suicide bombing in the city.

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Officially In Office, French President Macron Gets Down To Work

Monday, May 15, 2017

Emmanuel Macron's inauguration was held in Paris over the weekend. Can this unconventional new president win the parliamentary support he needs to rule his divided nation?

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Macron Officially Takes Office, Says The World Needs A Strong France

Sunday, May 14, 2017

As of Sunday, Emmanuel Macron is the president of France. Macron is the youngest president in French history and he's promising to bring revolutionary change to his country.

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Centrist Emmanuel Macron Wins French Presidential Election

Monday, May 08, 2017

A total outsider has managed to sweep away the French political establishment and win the presidency. Now comes the hard part: turning his presidential success into seats in parliament so he can govern a deeply divided country.

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Emmanuel Macron, Winner Of Presidential Runoff, Promises To Heal France

Monday, May 08, 2017

Macron, 39, is the youngest candidate in French history to win the presidency. On Sunday, he defeated far-right candidate Marine Le Pen with 66 percent of the vote after a contentious campaign.

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France Reacts To Macron's Win In Presidential Election

Sunday, May 07, 2017

Emmanuel Macron,39, has won the presidential runoff in France. NPR's Eleanor Beardsley and Frank Langfitt report on the reaction in Paris and Northern France.

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French Voters Head To The Polls

Sunday, May 07, 2017

French voters choose their next president Sunday and turnout on a holiday weekend is likely to be a crucial factor in the result.

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Macron Campaign Says It Was The Victim Of A 'Massive' Hacking Attack

Saturday, May 06, 2017

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron's campaign says it was the target of a "massive" hacking attack after documents from the campaign were released online. Officials are investigating.

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Emmanuel Macron's Unconventional Candidacy Stems From An Unconventional Life

Friday, May 05, 2017

The French presidential candidate has always gone against convention, his biographer notes. He married his high school drama teacher and entered the political fray as a little-known outsider.

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Morning News Brief: Democrats Respond To Health Care Vote, Obama Endorses Macron

Friday, May 05, 2017

Democrats mocked House Republicans after Republicans passed their health care measure, suggesting the GOP could lose in 2018. And Barack Obama has endorsed French candidate Emmanuel Macron.

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French Presidential Candidates Meet In Final Debate

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

The two remaining candidates in the French presidential race meet in a final debate on Wednesday night.

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Despite Drop In French Election Polls, Supporters Stand Behind Marine Le Pen

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

The far-right candidate in the French presidential election is lagging way behind the front-runner, but supporters of Marine Le Pen say she can still become the next president of France.

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Demonstrators In France Expected To Turn Out Against Far-Right Party

Monday, May 01, 2017

The French presidential runoff between the far-right National Front's candidate and that of the left-of-center is less than a week a way. The National Front holds its annual celebration on Monday.

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News Brief: Government Shutdown Averted, Duterte Invited To White House

Monday, May 01, 2017

There's a deal to keep the government running. Ishaan Tharoor of The Washington Post discusses Trump inviting Philippine President Duterte to the White House. And, protests are planned in France.

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Opposing French Presidential Campaign Strategies Clash At Whirpool Factory

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The French presidential race has changed into a head-to-head contest between centrist Emmanuel Macron and a far-right candidate.

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Macron And Le Pen Advance To Runoff In France

Monday, April 24, 2017

France held the first round of presidential voting on Sunday. Centrist Emmanuel Macron and rightist Marine Le Pen are headed to the second round on May 7.

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In French Election, Established Politicians Are Out

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Centrist independent Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen lead the first round of the French presidential election. Both are poised to compete in a May runoff.

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Far-Left Candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon Surges In Polls Ahead Of French Election

Saturday, April 22, 2017

The first round of the French presidential election takes place on Sunday and the race has turned into a very close four-way contest thanks to a late surge by a far-left candidate, Jean-Luc Melenchon.

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Marine Le Pen's 'Brutal' Upbringing Shaped Her Worldview

Friday, April 21, 2017

Marine Le Pen grew up in a "house of political violence," a biographer says. Since taking control of the far-right party her father founded, she has tried to expand its reach, and kicked him out.

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Presidential Candidates Emphasize Security After Paris Attack

Friday, April 21, 2017

Just a few days before the first round in France's presidential election, a gunman in Paris killed a police officer. Candidates are now talking about security issues.

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