France: The Other Race For President

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Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy lost his bid to return to that office when he lost a primary last weekend. The next round is Sunday,
with Francois Fillon and former Prime Minister Alain Juppe facing off to decide who will represent the conservative party in the election next year.

Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd speaks with Paris-based BBC reporter Hugh Schofield about the campaign.

Note: This BBC interview can be heard in the Here & Now podcast or with the WBUR app.

This segment aired on November 25, 2016. The audio for this segment is not available.

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