People, Apr. 2, 1979

Whether or not he wins election this week, as he is favored to do, the young (22), intelligent and self-assured candidate has the look of a winner and name to match. He is Henri Giscard d'Estaing, son of France's President Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, running for the council of the farming district of Marchenoir. Giscard fils does not downplay his family connection or resemblance to the tall, coolly patrician Giscard père: "I have the virus of politics and I have had good coaching." Working out of a former butcher shop, he has shaken hands...

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