Foreign News: Malraux's Hope

An eloquent, nervous French voice last week gave an answer to the clamor of crisis. The answer: De Gaulle. It was a startling new voice in the Gaullist camp. André Malraux, once one of Communism's most stirring defenders, had become De Gaulle's pressagent. The story of his metamorphosis reflects the mental tribulations of many Europeans, less articulate than Malraux, in the great crisis of their civilization.

The Struggle with the Angel. Malraux had been one of revolution's fighting angels, whose sanguinary sagas related Communism's sweaty glories in China, in Germany, in Spain (Days of...

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