For president as well as people the weekend is as sacrosanct in France as it is anywhere, so it really was a surprise when, on the morning of Saturday, 13 October, the ushers of the Elysee Palace were warned to stand by to receive visitors. In this case, the issue was over the extent to which a government might be justified in intervening in the affairs of a Radio and Television Organisation to which it had accorded full independence. In this issue, Index publishes a report from Paris on the conflict between Arthur Conte and President Pompidou.
with William Hamsher
TV & politics: John Dearlove, Hanni Konitzer
Chile: Michael SandersSee the full table of contents at Sage Publishing
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