FRANCE: The Great Gamble

(See Cover) At No. 5 rue de Solférino, on Paris' Left Bank, there is a shabby old building, not far from the decayed elegance of the boulevard St. Germain and only a stone's throw from the grey stone pile of the National Assembly. Although three or four young bodyguards, who look like cyclists or soccer players, lounge at the entrance, there is nothing outside the building to identify it—no plaque, no flag, no Cross of Lorraine. No. 5 rue de Solférino is the headquarters of Charles de Gaulle's Rassemblement du Peuple...

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