FRANCE: Hoover, Napoleon & Hearst

Because President Hoover protested the new Franco-British agreement to stand together on War Debt, he was flayed last week by the entire conservative Press of France. The palm for wanton insult and abuse went easily to La Liberte, organ of the Bonapartists who would like to see again a French Empire.

"Verily, Pontius Pilate was not more cynical or more odious," said La Liberte, referring to the President's protest. "What was the Lausanne Conference if not a direct and logical consequence of the Hoover Moratorium? Does this government, which obeys gangsters, which...

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