Foreign News: Tired But Happy

From Moscow's Kursk Station General Charles de Gaulle chugged off for home, one day last week, in a swirling Russian snowstorm. He was sleepy but happy, for in his pocket was a treaty of alliance and mutual assistance between Russia and France. It had been signed at 4:40 that morning, after an all-night session that began with a 20-course Russian banquet attended by U.S. and British diplomats and members of the military missions to Moscow.

The terms would be published later. But it was known that the treaty in general followed the 20-year alliance between Britain and Russia. It pledged the signatories...

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