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Jean-Marie Messier

  • Messier puts 'cultural exception' record straight

    10-Jan-2002

    Last month in New York, Vivendi Universal chairman Jean-Marie Messier (pictured) declared "The French cultural exception is dead", sparking a furore in the French media. Last week he sought to put the record straight with an article in Le Figaro newspaper - the complete text of which we reproduce below:

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