FRANCE: Moving Day

No sooner had Premier Robert Schuman's government beaten the Communist-fomented "state of insurrection" than the antiCommunist revolt in the ranks of French labor gathered speed. The blowoff came sooner than many observers had expected.

Force Ouvrière, the anti-Communist movement within the Communist-bossed C.G.T. (TIME, Dec. 22), last week called an "extraordinary national conference" in Paris. Some 250 delegates crowded into a bare, smallish meeting hall on the Left Bank. Pouchy old Léon Jouhaux, Socialist co-secretary-general of the C.G.T., sat near a radiator to keep warm. He wore a grey sweater under his...

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