FRANCE: Last Experiment

Work done last week as the new Cabinet of tall, mighty-muscled, 220-lb. Premier Pierre Etienne Flandin got down to business:

¶ The Premier faced the Chamber with a crisp, dynamic program speech: "The world is suffering from too much controlled economy....I ask union for action and action in union!...Stability of the franc must be maintained and interest rates lowered....Restricted economic regimes have failed everywhere. France must have organized, controlled and defended Liberty to remedy the evils of unemployment, poor sales and slack business."

¶ Communists and Socialists flayed the Premier's program...

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