France: Face Watching

After a three-week rest at his villa in rural Colombey-les-Deux-Eglises, France's foremost convalescent returned to public life last week, and instantly the nation's favorite game became face watching. The face, of course, belonged to Charles de Gaulle, and what his countrymen saw in it depended partly on their politics. The anti-Gaullist weekly L'Express, for instance, carried a photo of a worn, waxen-faced man whose eyes were more deeply pouched than ever. Gaullists found him leaner than before his April prostate operation but fit enough to serve for years and years in the...

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