… Et De Gaulle créa la cinquième

  • Jean-Paul Fargier
  • Documentary
  • 54 min

In this sequel to Le Dernier Bal de la Quatrième, which told the story of the final moments of the Fourth Republic, Jean-Paul Fargier and Michel Winock set out to bring to life the beginnings of the Fifth Republic, through a review of the political events that marked its establishment from June 1958 to January 1959: Charles de Gaulle’s trips to Algeria, Black Africa and metropolitan France, the mobilization of the left-wing opposition, controversies, rallies, strikes, the first reforms, a new economic policy, a new franc, a referendum, and new deputies.
Until a rich epilogue that evokes the end of the Algerian War in 1962 and the referendum on the election of the President of the Republic by universal suffrage, keystone of the Fifth Republic and de Gaulle’s avowed goal.

  • Ex Nihilo
  • Marie Balducchi
  • INA

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