At Quebec the rumor was refloated that the Allies would, at long last, give some sort of recognition to the French Committee of National Liberation.
Wrote Paul Winkler in The Nation last week:
"The French Committee of National Liberation held a meeting in Algiers today, deliberating whether it should recognize the State Department as a body representing American interests. . . .
"General de Gaulle said that the State Department could not be recognized by the Committee because, according to confidential information he had received, the source of which he could not reveal, 'there was no State Department' and consequently it could...