FRANCE: Bonnet & Billions

Still accredited to the White House as French Ambassador is Georges Bonnet, hastily recalled to rehabilitate French finances (TIME, July 5), and today in Paris styled Acting Minister of Finance. "Oh how I would like to have been left at peace in Washington!" exclaimed M. Bonnet last week. He explained that in Paris he has to work all day from 8 a. m. to 10 p. m., enthused: "You Americans certainly know how to live over there in Washington where everything is finished at five in the afternoon and one can have...

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