The End of the Nose?
Sir: In the cover story on De Gaulle [May 31], you failed to adequately distinguish between the average Frenchman's acceptance of De Gaulle's policies (e.g., decolonization and national independence) and his corresponding rejection of De Gaulle's archaic governing methods (e.g., suppression of government criticism). Le Nez est fini because the French people desire an end to his particular liberté, égalité, sénilité.
DAVID B. FUNDERBURK
Professor of History
Sir: Your excellent article ended with the open question "Can De Gaulle once again save Francethis time from...