Letters, Apr. 29, 1946

How to Float a Loan


... In our rural retreat we have time to mull over our contacts with French people of all casts and classes, and to ponder over the events which are plunging our unfortunate country in the depths of despair. We wonder that no one has come forward to say that if the Government of France is poor and reduced to expedients, it is because the war-weary people have lost confidence and interest. Though they sadly need the aid that the U.S. might proffer, they know that it is not reasonable...

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