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The de Gaulle phenomenon
Sir Denis Brogan is a professor of political science at Cambridge University. His most recent book is Worlds in Conflict.
The Washington Post, Times Herald (1959-1973) - Washington, D.C.
Author: By D. W. Brogan
Date: Jul 25, 1971
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The two funerals of Charles de Gaulle symbolized, deliberately, the ambiguous character of his reputation. His passing was celebrated (or lamented) in Notre Dame de Paris, but his funeral took place in the tiny village where he died and where he had passed a long exile, Colombey-les-Deux-Eglises, and to that tiny village swarmed thousands of genuine mourners coming to lament the passing of a hero at a new Domremy. De

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