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Le Monde

Le Figaro



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Le Monde - respected national daily, considered to be France's newspaper of record

yes 1999+Full Text, Full Coverage Full Text, Full Coverage 4/6/2011+   Microfilm AN20 .F44
1964 - 2 months ago

(Identify articles through  Les archives du Monde 1944+)

Liberation - national daily, founded in 1973 by philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre, centre-left leaning

yes x Full Text, Full Coverage x 1995+

Le Figaro - national daily, centre-right leaning

yes 1997+ Full Text, Full Coverage x

(1826–1942) (Gallica)

Le Figaro, supplément littéraire du dimanche (1876–1929) (Gallica)

Ouest France - Rennes-based; France's best-selling daily

yes 4/20/2006+ Full Text, Selected Coverage x x

L'Express - news weekly

yes x x x 1993+

Le Point - news weekly

yes x x x x
    approx. 70 titles approx.131 titles    

Free online content

Electronic archives of select French newspapers and periodicals (late 18th century to mid-20th century) at Gallica's Presse quotidienne ( Includes, among others:

Newspaper content available through the European Library

  Le Journal des Débats politiques et littéraires; Le Siècle; Le Constitutionnel; La Presse; Le Figaro; Le Temps; Le Petit Journal; Le Petit Parisien; Le Gaulois; Le Matin; L'Intransigeant; La Croix; L'écho de Paris; L'Univers; Ouest Eclair (Éd. de Rennes); L'Action Française; L'Humanité; Ouest Eclair (Éd. de Caen); Le Petit Journal illustré Supplément du dimanche 

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