FRANCE: Fall of a Corsican

The most sickening sound to any French politician last week was the word Stavisky. Sweeping together the best Cabinet he could, sly Premier Daladier planned to neutralize public opinion on the Stavisky scandal by asking the Chamber of Deputies to turn the matter over to an investigating committee. But the scandal of the Bayonne pawnshop swindler who seemed to have corrupted everyone with whom he came in contact would not die so easily. Four days after he had formed his Ministry, Premier Daladier was forced to dismiss Jean Chiappe as Paris...

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