Foreign News: I, Alone ...

General Charles de Gaulle sent word to the fuming, frustrated Consultative Assembly: gladly would he confer with them about his Ministers. Into his presence trooped some three dozen leaders of France's advisory parliament.

Politely the General listened. He had heard their complaints before. Justice Minister François de Menthon was too reluctant in purging collaborationists, too lax in setting up adequate tribunals. Food Minister Paul Ramadier was too slow in allaying hunger, too inefficient in building up a distribution system. Information Minister Pierre Henri Teitgen was too partial in distributing newsprint, too sluggish in...

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