International: Again, DeGaulle

Eisenhower's words last week were echoed by Charles de Gaulle. As it had ten years ago, when France was at her lowest moment of defeat and shame, De Gaulle's voice carried hope and courage. Said he: "Europe is here, full of men and means, linked to you, Americans, by a thousand essential ties . . . Believe me . . . her safety is the condition on which your safety depends." But he warned:

"If the American support is to aid the Europeans, it is not made to exempt them from their responsibilities . . . Whatever opinion one might have, for...

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