Milestones, Jan. 30, 1995

DIED. PAUL DELOUVRIER, 80, French civil servant who was Governor of Algeria in the waning days of French colonial rule, then oversaw the modernization of the Paris region during the economic boom of the 1960s; in Provins. In 1958 Charles de Gaulle picked Delouvrier to head the French administration in Algeria. For three years he sought to quell the Algerian independence movement while trying to placate disruptive French army officers who suspected that Paris was intentionally letting the colony slip away. In 1961, during a helicopter ride over Paris, De Gaulle pointed to the congested urban sprawl below and told Delouvrier...

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