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Foreign News: Great Little Gaston

Only one statesman is able to take the microphone in France and talk successfully to the entire nation as "My dear fellow citizens and friends." The people...

JAPAN: Stalwart Princes

Paunchy President Gaston Doumergue of France received last week at the Elysee a lean, taut-waisted, owlishly spectacled Jap, Prince Chichibu, second son of...

FRANCE: Presidents, Premiers

From the kaleidoscope of French politics a myriad names are projected daily, hourly, upon the news. Amid this evanescence and confusion only a few...

Foreign News: Premiers Leap

French premiers are proverbially supple in their politics, but last week three statesmen aged 66, 63, and 55 who have held the Premiership a total of seven...

Foreign News: Battered and Spent

President Gaston Doumergue left Paris for Cherbourg, where he reviewed "what of our fleet is left to us." Speaking on board the cruiser Paris at a luncheon of...

FRANCE: Cabinet of Premiers

From Senlis, from Orléans, from Rouen, Chartres and Lyons they came, 8,000 grey-blue soldiers clumping into a Paris that, for the day, was placidly peaceful...

Foreign News: Rankling Abuse

A knot of rustic, humble hillmen edged timidly, last week, through the massive gate of that onetime palace in which now resides M. Gaston Doumergue, the...

FRANCE: Son-in-Law

"Yesterday Curtis B. Dall, son-in-law of President Roosevelt, shot himself in the White House in the presence of his estranged wife and Mrs. Roosevelt. He...

FRANCE: Tardieu Cabinet

Mad and sting-minded as any hornet last week was Edouard Daladier, stocky, pugnacious president of the Radical Socialist party, who almost managed to form...

FRANCE: Distraction from Scandal

Distraction from Scandel (See front cover) For two months the bullet-riddled body of Alexandre Stavisky has mouldered in its grave. But the evil shadow of...

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