International: Marriage v. Politics

All during the choosing of the cabinet, up & coming Pierre Chevallier, 42, parliamentary leader of Pleven's own party, was repeatedly called to the telephone. Each time it was his wife. Yvonne, high-strung, green-eyed and 38, wanted him to come right home. He tried to tell her that big things were in the air; he was about to get his first cabinet job: Secretary of State for Technical Training, Youth and Sports. Yvonne was not impressed.

As soon as the investiture ceremony was over, Secretary Chevallier jumped into an official car and a chauffeur drove him home to Orleans, 70 miles southwest...

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