FRANCE: Steeg v. Blue Men

Bag-eyed, white-bearded Theodore Steeg, Senator and onetime Premier of France (1930-31), sailed last week from Marseille to Morocco. With him went a detachment of doctors, hygiene experts officials from the Finance Ministry and officers of the General Staff, on a pressing mission.

Not only as a politician but as a career colonial administrator did Theodore Steeg make his reputation. After serving as Minister of the Interior, to whom all French police are responsible, from 1912 through the War until 1920, he served as Governor-General of Algeria for four years, then was given the difficult task of succeeding France's late great...

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