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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 3, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta y, June 3, WO THf LETHBRIDGt HERALD IT On To Avoid Isolation French Communist Party Fighting To Political Sis By JONATHAN KKMJV PARIS (Reulers) The p r e n c li Communist party, reeling after a bitter public dispute, is campaigning to avoid isolation in the polilieal wilderness where it spent many of the post-S ceo n d World War years. With its eye on important, municipal elections next year the party is trying to link up with other Opposition groups in a left-wing electoral alli- ance. The conclusion of a national agreement with otter left- wing groups is the aim put forward to the party's central committee by Senator Jacques Duclos, one of 'itb senior inemliers. But the party, which has counted on the support of about 20 per cent of Uie voters since the war. faces an uphill, struggle in its drive for unity among UK divided Opposition parties. Preliminary negotiations have shown the difficulties in the way of re-creating the left-wing alliance which helped Socialist Francois Mit- terrand force Gen. Charles de Gaulle into a second-round ballot in the presidential election. SIZE A PHOULEM One problem is the sheer size of the Communist party which dominates all tha other Opposition groups. In the 1969 presidential poll for instance. Duclos won 21 per ceoit of the vote for the Communists while Socialist Gaston Deferre took only five per cent. Another obstacle has been the French party's attitude to ward events in Czechoslova- liia. The Communists at first Hie Warsaw pact invasion of Czechoslova Ida but recently have empha- sized the need for solidarity with the Soviet: Union. This is a theme repeatedly put forward by Deputy Secre- larv-Gctm-al torgc-s Mm- t documents for use siinic inti'llecUuil.s IIKIV follm cliais, effef've head of I lie party during the continuing illness of ,Secrelarv-Gcnei-iil Wladcck Huclicl. Cliarges by Conimunisl losophcr Roger (iai'audy Czechoslovak officials against of ousted Czechoslovak reformist j highly-publicized i nt c r u a I leader Alexander re- Collumlnist ,.s. vivcd arguments nt a time when the Communists pro j lerred to torgol the Soviet-led j whose criticisms some aspects u) Marxist m- j lie sign so tar that Caraudy's some intcllecHu the Soviet Union In) to a tbodox.y. erilicisms have parly Brandy mos Some comment-itors believe llnit.v- Tht' "Mitral eummitlee voters are likely to be mot affair'' mav i lo )liln llle valwi by parly lenders handed over so- invasion. i.s also untie of alieiuile the Krench Commun- i unanimous, i.sl.s from I he rest of Uie leli i It is also doubtful how much wiiiji. electoral harm the affair will But there lias been no pub- i do the Communists. While pens in Prague. the record of Communists i local government rather bv consideration tor what hai her Ktienne l-'ajon sail recent interview thiit the main party target is joinl left-wine aelion in factories, towns, vil- lages and regional ments. EVELSTOKE BUILDING MATERIALS AND CARPET DiViSiO! See Wayne McNamuro, our Floor Manager, For Ail Your Needs. ROLL END CLEAROUT UP TO PRICE SPECIAL FEATURE 26 Beautiful Colors, NOW, ONLY 'Anti-War Movement Hits Military WASHINGTON The aaiti-wa' in o v e Til e n t has reached UK United States mil- itary officers corps. Calling themselves the Con- cerned Officers Movement, about 25 Washhigton-hased of- ficers, mostly navy men, have banded together to provide a forum for what they say is growing disillusionment among their ranks the Indochina war. A leader says the small group is probably the first anti-war organization at the officer level. The group is re- ported to have made contact with other bases with favora- ble responses coining from California, Florida and Hlicde Island. The chief tool the organiza- tion uses to spread its views is a monthly newsletter. Tile firsl issue, distributed in April, said U.S. policies have "turned an internal po litical struggle into a nation- destroying blood bath" m Vietnam. FREE SHAG RAKE With, Every Shag Purthcwd. INDOOR- OUTDOOR CARPET f-oam Back ai Al! 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