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Is Charles de Gaulle a literary great?

Do the memoirs of Charles de Gaulle merit being on the syllabus for the Literary Baccalaureat for French school-leavers? One teacher’s union doesn’t think so and the French papers today debate the issue. This and other stories in today’s French press review. THURSDAY, 3rd JUNE 2010

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Articles in today’s French press review:
 
Le Parisien: Government makes about-turn on demolition of homes affected by February’s Storm Xynthia (also, “The four steps in Government’s about-turn”)
 
Le Figaro: François Fillon as Mayor of Paris?
 
Le Figaro: Controversy over Charles de Gaulle’s memoirs on the syllabus for French school leavers
 
Libération: “De Gaulle, the prophetic rebel”
 
Le Parisien: “520 days in space”

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