THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS: Briand's Miracle

The father of French Foreign Minister Aristide Briand was the jovial keeper of a cozy inn at Nantes. The son at first became a barrister, defending poor clients who sought him at the inn. Strangely this scene was re-enacted last week in Geneva. Clients: representatives of all the Powers and half the nations of Europe. Briand: still Briand. Inn: the white, sumptuous Hotel des Bergues, overlooking Lac Leman and Overlooked by Towering Mont Blanc.

Officially the 47th session of the Council of the League of Nations was going...

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