FRANCE: Right-Wing Thoughts

On the bruised and bruising subject of Algeria, the diehards of the French right are emotional, vociferous and arrogant; they have branded every Premier who talked of compromise with the name of "traitor" and threatened his destruction. But while their followers shouted and threatened publicly, some top conservative leaders have privately reached quite different conclusions. Last week one of the most influential talked with a realistic candor that would have shocked his noisy partisans. Said he: "Personally I have long been convinced that the time of colonialism is dead. You can't stand in the way of people who want...

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