Foreign News: DE GAULLE SPEAKS TO ALGERIA:

IN the name of France and of the Republic, by virtue of the power granted to me by the Constitution to consult its citizens—and if God lets me live and the people listen to me—I pledge myself to ask the Algerians in their twelve departments what, when all is said and done, they wish to be . . .

As for the date of the vote, I will fix it in due course—at the latest, four years after the actual restoration of peace . . . The ensuing period of time will be devoted to resuming normal existence, to emptying the camps...

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