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Eleanor Beardsley

Eleanor Beardsley appears in the following:

Once Considered Extremist, National Front Attracts Broader French Electorate

Friday, December 11, 2015

French voters go to the polls on Sunday. After a first round of voting, the far-right National Front party is in the lead. The young niece of the party's founder is the face of a new generation.

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The Local Goes Global, As Mayors Talk Climate Change In Paris

Saturday, December 05, 2015

With nations struggling to agree on how to reduce greenhouse emissions, many cities have stepped in to fill the gap. Some 1,000 mayors from around the world pledged new measures in Paris this week.

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Netherlands Shares Climate Change Advice With Poorer Countries

Friday, December 04, 2015

Most of the low-lying coastal countries suffering the consequences of climate change are poor. The Netherlands breaks that mold, and offers advice from its centuries of flood control to other nations.

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Paris Continues To Recover As Global Leaders Attend Climate Summit

Monday, November 30, 2015

The United Nations climate summit opened Monday with more than 130 world leaders expected to attend. Its a huge security challenge for a city still recovering from the November 13th terror attacks.

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In France, Soldiers' Presence Amps Up Feelings Of Both Fear And Safety

Saturday, November 28, 2015

Since the beginning of 2015, the number of soldiers on the streets of Paris has grown from 400 to 6,500. Their presence reassures and worries people at the same time.

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After The Paris Attacks, The French Flag Makes A Roaring Comeback

Friday, November 27, 2015

The flag flies on public buildings and is often waved at sporting events, but it has not been a symbol the French personally embrace. That has changed dramatically in the wake of the Nov. 13 attacks.

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2 Weeks After Paris Attacks, France Holds National Day Of Mourning

Friday, November 27, 2015

France is paying homage to those who died in the terrorist attacks in a ceremony at a highly symbolic spot in central Paris. Politics has been put aside as the country unites to honor the lives lost.

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The Attacks At Bataclan: A Survivor's Story

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Julien Pearce, a survivor of the attacks at the Bataclan Concert Hall in Paris, tells the story of the shootings, how he survived and his struggle to put his life back together.

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Hollande To Ask Putin To Join Grand Coalition Against ISIS

Thursday, November 26, 2015

French President Francois Hollande meets Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Thursday. The visit is part of Hollande's efforts to create a more effective global coalition to fight ISIS.

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French Investigators Continue Search For Suspect After Finding Explosive Belt

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

French investigators are checking an explosive belt found in a trash bin in Paris to see if it is linked to the November 13 attacks. The city is still tense, with a bomb scare closing part of the metro on Tuesday.

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Hollande Ups Anti-ISIS Diplomatic Effort; Discarded Explosive Belt Found

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

France is still on high alert after the terrorist attacks earlier this month. An explosive belt suspected of belonging to the suspected eighth attacker was found in a trash can Monday night in Paris.

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A Week After The Attacks, The Latest From Paris

Saturday, November 21, 2015

The latest news from Paris, just over a week since the attacks that left 130 people dead.

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St. Denis Residents Worry More Attacks Are Inevitable After Paris

Thursday, November 19, 2015

There's not much rejoicing in Paris about the death of the man said to have coordinated Friday's attacks in the city. Many people feel it's a small victory, but also that more attacks are inevitable.

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At Least 2 Dead, 8 Arrested After French Police Raid In St. Denis

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Residents of a France suburb north of Paris were awoken to the sound of gunfire and explosions Wednesday morning, as police raided an apartment looking for people connected to Friday's attacks in the city.

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Authorities Gather Clues After An Early Morning Raid Near Paris

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Police surround an apartment in Saint Denis, a northern suburb of Paris. When they burst in, a woman blew herself up using a suicide vest. It's unclear if the target of the raid was in the apartment.

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Authorities Surround Apartment In Paris Suburb Of Saint-Denis

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Sounds of gunfire and explosions outside an apartment in the northern Paris suburb were heard before dawn. Police raided an apartment looking for a suspect in Friday's attacks in Paris.

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Police Raid Apartment In French Suburb Looking For Terrorists

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Police have surrounded an apartment in Saint Denis, a northern suburb of Paris. The main target of the raid is a man they think was behind last week's terrorist attacks which killed 129 people.

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French Parents Try To Explain The Inexplicable To Their Kids

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

French kids are asking about the attacks, and parents and teachers are trying their best to guide them through events that have rattled the entire country.

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French, Belgian Police Work To Identify Those Responsible For Attacks

Monday, November 16, 2015

French police work with their counterparts in Belgium and beyond to identify the terrorists responsible for Friday's deadly attacks in Paris.

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Obama, Hollande Speak On Response To ISIS Attacks

Monday, November 16, 2015

Steve Inskeep speaks with NPR's Scott Horsley in Washington, D.C., and Eleanor Beardsley in Paris to discuss remarks by the American and French presidents about the Paris attacks.

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