On New Year's Day, 1968, the President of the French Republic addressed the French nation on the prospects of the coming year. De Gaulle was quite sanguine about immediate future, and indeed he had reason to be.
Averyt, William F. Jr
"France: A Political Culture Divided Against Itself,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 24
, Article 5.
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