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Joerg Haider Profile

NPR's Guy Raz reports from Austria on the political fortunes of the far-right Freedom Party and its most famous member -- Joerg Haider (YERG HY-der). Haider and the party have been hit by recent allegations they used friends in the police to spy on political enemies. And, in a recent local election, the party suffered its worst setback in years. But while the party may be losing strength at the national level, Haider still dominates the scene in the province of Carinthia, where he is governor.

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