FRANCE: Premier's Privat

In Paris the astonishing feats of political tightrope-walking, by which Pierre Laval last week had maintained himself as Premier of France for seven months, have gradually focused fascinated interest upon M. Maurice Privat.

Reporters see this little man in horn spectacles waddle through the great iron gates of the Quai d'Orsay and up to the Premier's state apartments several times each week. Although known principally today as Paris' No. 1 Astrologer, M. Privat has behind him many years of working journalism. He is the author of a fat stack of works comprising...

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