A Cultural Coup d'Etat

Molnar, Thomas
November 1978
National Review;11/24/78, Vol. 30 Issue 47, p1481
The article focuses on efforts of the French government to encourage citizens to create an intellectual and cultural life under the direction of the Right. The new team at the newspaper "Le Figaro" is made up of men who are ideologically right-wing, but who are also anti-Christian. The Figaro group also publishes excellent magazines. In France, Marxism has lost face and the dictators of cultural fashion have confessed their errors. There is a possibility that these cultural developments on the French scene can be repeated in the U.S. France has shown that a turn to the Right can be accomplished.


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