Volume 152 • Issue 1
The Newspaper of Amherst College Since 1868
Sunday, January 29, 2023
Number of Articles: 1
First Article: September 10, 2003
Latest Article: September 10, 2003
By Ali Hassan
September 10, 2003
Gordon began his speech with metaphor for Franco-American relations as a
marriage headed for divorce. Gordon characterized the “ad-hoc cooperation” as a
In the 1930s France was, according to Gordon, the strongest nation on Earth. Mr.
Gordon pointed out that in the first half of this century, Paris was the mecca
of literature, fine arts and fashion. France’s colonies lay scattered across the
globe and had the most powerful army in the world.
Mr. Gordon noted that “structural tensions” bet