FRANCE: Death in the Rue Vivienne

In the early evening Albert Clément and his wife left the office of Le Cri du Peuple on the Rue Vivienne and started toward the boulevard. A small bicyclist, standing near by in a dark blue beret and shirt, suddenly pushed his wheel into the Cléments and fired four pistol shots, killing M. Clément and wounding his wife.

So far as the public knew, there was only one reason why anyone should have wanted to murder Clément. He was managing editor of Le Cri du Peuple, whose fat, loud, ex-Communist publisher, Jacques Doriot, has kept telling the French people that they...

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