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Strikes Snarl French Train Travel, Test President Macron

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A major French railway strike brought the country's famed high-speed trains to a halt Tuesday, leaving passengers stranded or scrambling for other options — and posing the biggest test so far for President Emmanuel Macron's economic strategy.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with the BBC's Hugh Schofield in Paris.

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