FRANCE: Man in the Wings

FRANCE Man in the Wings When things get really bad, the French start talking again of General Charles de Gaulle. Last week was such a time. The franc was falling, the shaky middle-force government of Premier Edgar Faure was stumbling, and 40 million Frenchmen were distressed by the proposed German rearmament.

As if on cue, the towering, embittered man in the wings stepped out, in Paris' bicycle-racing stadium, to face 10,000 followers. Standing before a huge Cross of Lorraine, Charles de Gaulle raised his passionate voice against France's present government and its...

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