FRANCE: Gibe of the Week

From the Danish newspaper Information: "The general feeling prevailing in Tunis is that France is not yet ripe for self-government."

Revolt Against the General

General Charles de Gaulle's remarkably tight hold on his own Rally of the French People was broken for the first time last week. For five years his deputies—now 118, the largest group in the French Assembly—had kept in line behind their stern leader. By staying out of coalition governments, which fell one after another, De Gaulle hoped to show that the constitution of the French parliament was unworkable and must be reformed. Judging by the despair Frenchmen...

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