FRANCE: Tomcat's Cabinet

There was a cabinet crisis, the franc was supposed to be in danger and Paris was on the qui vive last week, but sad-eyed President Albert Lebrun did not hurry through his luncheon. After the cheese, the fruit, the steaming café noir and the exquisite fine, there would be plenty of time to send one of M. le President's long-snouted Renault cars around to fetch a successor to fallen Premier Edouard Daladier (TIME, Oct. 30). When the limousine went out at last it sped to the Navy Ministry. There a great gourmet,...

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