FRANCE: New Social Order

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The new man in Europe today, the. comer upon whom all wise eyes were cocked last week, is Pierre Etienne Flandin, big bald Premier of France and the youngest man in his own Cabinet.

This week elegantly-tailored Premier Flandin crosses the English Channel with his messy-looking, franc-pinching Foreign Minister Pierre Laval, who wears white wash ties even in the dead of winter. Once again it seemed probable that weary old Prime Minister James Ramsay MacDonald would be cheered and heartened by the dynamic young Frenchman. The last time Flandin...