The Press: Children in Power

When Cuban Premier Fidel Castro, the Caribbean's No. 1 nihilist, recently invited France's No. 1 existentialist, Playwright Jean-Paul Sartre, down for a look-see, Sartre was only too happy to go. The beretful of observations he brought back made strange reading in Paris's big (circ. 1,400,000), dead-center daily, France-Soir.

Observed Sartre, trying hard to be friendly: "The revolution is irreversible. The truth is that there can be no Left or Right today; the revolution, through the unity of its practical action, is perforce its own Right and its own Left." If a few mistakes have been made, blame it on youth. "The greatest...

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