Foreign News: What the French Need

Last week the chief of TIME'S London staff found a compelling — and unusual —reason for granting General de Gaulle immediate, complete recognition. Cabled Correspondent Walter Graebner: "In recent weeks we have talked with a number of well-placed people of different nationalities. Regardless of their politics or of their opinion of De Gaulle as a person, all agree—as they never have before — that in the light of coming events it is of utmost importance for Messrs. Roosevelt and Churchill to permit General Eisenhower to work out arrangements now whereby De Gaulle's organization will be exclusively responsible for civil...

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