Foreign News: TWO WHO GAVE WAY

Paul Delouvrier, 45, was known until last week as a top civil servant and a skilled economist. After serving in the Resistance, he went on to high-echelon positions in the French Finance Ministry. Almost every U.S. loan to France from 1947 to 1953 (some $800 million) was in fact largely negotiated by Delouvrier. A devoted European, he won a reputation as a tough negotiator in the European Coal and Steel Community. In 1958 De Gaulle sent him on a fact-finding mission to Algeria. On his return to Paris, Delouvrier expressed concern over the way some officials and army officers were interpreting...

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