Episode 137: Charles de Gaulle Visits Washington


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The Roosevelt administration had been reluctant to recognize Charles de Gaulle's provisional government in France. On July 6, 1944, one month after he assumed authority in the liberated areas of France, de Gaulle came to Washington. For the US public, de Gaulle's visit was that of a popular hero.

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