FRANCE: Distraction from Scandal

Distraction from Scandel

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For two months the bullet-riddled body of Alexandre Stavisky has mouldered in its grave. But the evil shadow of this arch-swindler continued to march on through the ranks of French politics, striking in the dark like a vampire at large. Paris newspapers, seldom more than 16 pages, are not given to over-writing the news. Of the 30 columns of news in last Sunday's Matin, 14 were definitely concerned with the Stavisky scandal.

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