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Monday, Apr 22, 2002

le phew!

"On Sunday, April 21st, Jean-Marie Le Pen, an extreme-right nationalist, shocked France and the rest of the world by coming in second in the first round of the French Presidential election, eliminating the mainstream Socialist candidate and qualifying for a runoff with the incumbent, President Jacques Chirac. How dangerous is Le Pen? This Profile, from 1997, explores his history, his politics, and his ambitions."