World: Overwhelming Support

France took the signing of the ceasefire with relief but without much show of emotion. In two Red Paris suburbs, the news was received with the popping of firecrackers, but that was about the only demonstration. Even the Secret Army terrorists seemed dispirited: the week in Paris was marred by only two plastic bomb explosions.

The S.A.O. apparatus in France, depleted by frequent arrests, was further hampered by roadblocks, where police searched cars and checked identity papers. (They turned up an unexpected dividend by capturing one Jean Pierre Schecroun, 33, a former Beaux Arts...

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