French Democracy

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French Democracy

By Valéry Giscard d'Estaing
Doubleday, 1977
126 pp. $6.95
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A remarkable tour d'horizon, covering past and inadequate ideologies and providing a blueprint for a better future, a modern democratic society in which pluralism and a higher quality of life would prevail. There are bits of Elysée eloquence: "Justice demands ending of poverty and privilege and discrimination." But how? Will the statesman attain some of what the moralist-critic proposes?