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Women In Politics


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Simone Veil
Simone Veil became the first president of the directly-elected European Parliament in 1979. She had entered politics as a cabinet minister at the invitation of Giscard D'Estaing - yet she is still convinced that men would like to keep politics an exclusively male club. As a survivor of the holocaust she reflects on the war experiences that made her, above all, a European idealist.
Presenter: Jenni Murray. Photography GERALD COBBE ASHLEY ROWE
Film editor JOHN BREWSER
Executive producer BARRY LYNCH Producer LOWRI GWILYM Director DICK VIGERS BBC Wales


Unknown: Simone Veil
Unknown: Giscard D'Estaing
Presenter: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Gerald Cobbe
Unknown: Ashley Rowe
Editor: John Brewser
Producer: Barry Lynch
Producer: Lowri Gwilym
Director: Dick Vigers

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