PLAIN PEOPLE: Foreigners v. Foreigners

Paul Scott Mowrer, veteran foreign correspondent and editor of the New York Post's new Paris edition, last week addressed a group of U.S. officers in Paris. They were worried by growing French antipathy to them and to all Americans. Said Mowrer:

"I have been in France off and on for many years, and the French have always been disappointed, as far as I could see, not only in Americans but in all foreigners."

"Sir," said a serious young captain, "I can't see we are any different. We are mostly disappointed in foreigners, too, aren't we? Maybe every nation is disappointed in...

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