Foreign News: Third Battle

The late great Gustav Stresemann, Foreign Minister of Germany, was a sober man. When he laughed it was news. Several years ago bullet-headed Herr Stresemann lunched with his good friend Aristide Briand in Geneva and at one remark of Brer Briand's gave vent to a laugh that rattled the champagne glasses. What was the story? Reporters have wondered for years. Last week Sir Austen Chamberlain told the press what M. Briand said he said to his friend Stresemann.

Stresemann: Between friends, what is your opinion of War guilt?

Briand: I am sure that history will...

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