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PETER DUVAL SMITH introduces a selection of news about current books, this week direct from Paris, where he talks to ANDRÈ DEWAVRIN (Col. Passy '), chief of De Gaulle 's wartime underground movement, about the controversial history of Britain's role in the French Resistance, S.O.E. in France by M. R. D. Foot and from the British point of view, BICKHAM SWEET Escott , a senior officer in Special Operations Executive, reviews the same book
Peter Duval Smith about his book The Story of a Friendship, Chevalier's account of his relationship with J. Robert Oppenheimer, head of the U.S. Atomic Bomb project during the war
BARBARA BRAY talks about the literary scene in Paris-new books, new writers, and the role of French literary periodicals
Produced by Joseph Hone


Introduces: Peter Duval Smith
Unknown: De Gaulle
Unknown: Bickham Sweet Escott
Talks: Haakon Chevalier
Unknown: Peter Duval Smith
Unknown: J. Robert
Talks: Barbara Bray
Produced By: Joseph Hone

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