FRANCE: Evolution of a Tiger

"I believe I am the creator of the sobriquet 'Tiger' with a capital 'T' as applied to M. Clémenceau." said Editor Emile Buré of the Paris daily L'Avenor last week. "I am proud of the achievement! It will perhaps furnish the only chisel ever likely to cut my name in the granite of History."

Pressed for details, Editor Buré reminisced: "As far as I can recall, the incident took place in 1904. Clemenceau was then director of L'Aurore, and I was one of his editors. The caustic political sheet Le Gil Bias,...

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