Foreign News: Economic Traitor?

Popular Poet-Ambassador Paul Claudel, in Paris last week on a furlough from his Washington post, had with him his Packard.

''Did you ever see such a fine car?" he cried to Paris reporters. Next day L'Oeuvre flayed M. Claudel as an economic traitor to the French motor industry, wound up by chastising him for not serving enough wine at his Embassy.

In the opinion of L'Oeuvre the "goodness" of notre bon vin should be proved to Dry U. S citizens on every possible occasion, especially by the French Ambassador, yet M. Claudel has the reputation...

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