FRANCE: Blum Is in Power!

Marked is the personal respect of French Socialists bigwigs for Socialist Leon Blum. As a moneyed young man Leader Blum for years helped impecunious comrades keep their landladies at bay. Yet last week militant pinks set themselves to make the Socialist Party Congress at Marseille hot for Vice Premier Blum. His recent resignation "without a fight" as Premier (TIME, June 28, et seq.) and his orders to Socialists to support the new Cabinet of moderate Premier Camille Chautemps they flung last week in Leader Blum's face with fury, charged him with betrayal. "Everything...

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