Courtesy Reuters

IN the last few years the traditional feelings of the United States about France have changed in a very striking manner. On the American side it may be said with some reason that the French people have similarly modified their customary attitude toward the American republic; there recently have even been noisy demonstrations of ill-will.

But anyone acquainted with the facts must recognize that there does not exist in France any deep-seated antipathy or hostility. It is impossible to find a responsible French politician who doesn't deplore the estrangement, who doesn't feel that, in the interest of his country, a

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