FRANCE: Up Herriot!

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Profound emotions aroused by the assassination of the President of the Republic (see p. 21), sent French voters to the polls last week in a mood of extraordinary and unwonted calm. There were no riots, no street fights, no arrests of individual malcontents such as disturbed the initial balloting fortnight ago for the Chamber of Deputies. But Frenchmen continued to think for themselves and to vote according to their thoughts. They were not stampeded toward the political Right by scare stories that beloved old President Doumer had been done to...

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