ECONOMIC FRONT: Mouse & Lion

Dapper little Lawyer Paul Reynaud, 61, "Mickey Mouse" to French voters, is the most widely traveled of French statesmen. He is the only one of them who has both run a chain of department stores in Mexico and been successively France's Minister of Colonies, Justice, Finance, who in 1938 yanked France's economy out of the ashcan into which the Popular Front had stuffed it. Last week he jaunted over to London to see Sir John Simon, the cold, grey lawyer who is Prime Minister Chamberlain's Chancellor of the Exchequer. As one of the few French statesmen...

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