FRANCE: La Semaine du Parlement

La Chambre des Deputes ?

Stamped, cheered and sat spellbound while Premier Briand delivered one of the most moving speeches of his career, urging ratification for the Locarno Treaties. His words:

"I had the honor to be Premier of France during the anxious days of Verdun, and that terrible massacre filled me with such horror that I swore if I ever again were Premier I would apply my mind and heart and all my forces to avoid the recurrence of such a catastrophe. . . ....

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