An Interview with Mitterrand

'Everything is a struggle. Everything requires courage and effort"

"I loved this country where everyone greets passers-by and opens his door wide. Looking at America, every voyager has the eyes of Christopher Columbus." So wrote François Mitterrand about his first visit to the U.S., when he was a young politician in 1946. This week America's doors will open wide again for France's new President as he travels to Yorktown, Va., to join President Ronald Reagan in celebrating the bicentennial of the Franco-American military victory that ended the Revolutionary War. In addition, Mitterrand will spend five hours in meetings with Reagan before continuing...

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