POLITICAL NOTES: Candidate Abroad

Barnstorming Presidential Candidate Harold Stassen whirled through Belgium in one day. France took only five. But this week as he headed for Athens, on the third leg of his two-month, 18-country tour, he was scooping up information like a snowplow.

He concentrated on interviews. In Paris he sat down with Foreign Minister Georges Bidault, Premier Paul Ramadier, President Vincent Auriol, Communist Labor Boss Benoit Frachon, and a raft of other politicians and industrialists. In his off-hours he hustled through the Renault and Chausson factories (autos and trucks) and a textile plant; he talked with businessmen, workers, storekeepers. He had the...

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