FRANCE: Clemenceau Speaks

For six years (since 1920) M. Clemenceau pronounced no public utterance. When the Treaty of Versailles was signed, Frenchmen dubbed him "The Father of Victory," and with that supreme laurel wreathing his brow he has felt it perhaps superfluous to emerge from well earned retirement. Last week, however, he followed the bier of an old friend and broke his long silence as he stood beside the open grave. The dead man thus greatly honored was M. Gustave Geffroy, 71, Président de 1'Académie Goncourt, Administrateur de la Manufacture...

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