DIPLOMACY: From France with Much Love

Fom France with Much Love

From the moment he alighted in the U.S. last week, France's President Valéry Giscard d'Estaing put his—and his country's—best foot forward.

To emphasize the high quality of French technology, he arrived for his six-day Bicentennial visit aboard a sleekly beautiful Concorde SST that had flown from Paris in a mere three hours and 37 minutes (only two days afterward, the Federal Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruled that the supersonic jet could begin commercial service to Dulles International Airport this week on a 16-month trial...

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