Foreign News: Name Your Seconds, Sir!

Officially installed as Foreign Minister only a few hours, Edgar Faure was swimming in splendor at the first diplomatic reception of the year one evening last week. Then a journalist approached and drew his attention to a paragraph in L'Express, the news weekly edited by Jean-Jacques Servan-Schreiber, 31, a Mendés-France adviser who has never liked Faure. In a high moralistic tone, the paragraph hinted that just before quitting the Finance Ministry, Faure had proposed the tax on racehorse sales in favor of wealthy horse owners. Concluded L'Express: "The wall between politics and money...

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