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Emmanuel Macron addresses supporters after winning the French presidential election, at The Louvre on May 7, 2017, in Paris. (David Ramos/Getty Images)
Emmanuel Macron addresses supporters after winning the French presidential election, at The Louvre on May 7, 2017, in Paris. (David Ramos/Getty Images)
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Centrist Emmanuel Macron soundly defeated far-right candidate Marine Le Pen on Sunday to become the next president of France.

The 39-year-old has never held elected office. Here & Now's Robin Young talks with NPR’s Frank Langfitt (@franklangfitt) about what the election means for France and the rest of Europe.

This segment aired on May 8, 2017.

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