FRANCE: 534-to-0

In Paris last week the Chamber of Deputies held its first secret session since World War I. For weeks the word had gone round that Middle-of-the-Road Premier Edouard Daladier might be slipping and perhaps the secret session would be full of banana peels. It lasted 31 hours, with only three recesses. Then journalists and an eager Paris crowd were permitted to swarm into the galleries. They looked down on a Chamber filled with good humor. Some Deputies greeted the crowd with handclaps, others waved to the galleries. Abrupt silence fell as the urns were produced. The Chamber was about...

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