Mitterrand

He served under the Vichy Regime during its earlier years. Subsequently he joined the Resistance, moved to the left, and held ministerial office several times under the Fourth Republic.

到他当总统时,是以社会主义者的身份登台,一时间搞得西方世界无比紧张。他邀请共产党组阁,反倒使共产党处处受制。上台推行国有化政策两年后又因应形势改弦更张。这些似乎都说明他是个真正的实用主义政治家。

Sergei Kostin, Eric Raynaud, and Richard V. Allen, Farewell: The Greatest Spy Story of the Twentieth Century, trans. Catherine Cauvin-Higgins (Amazon Crossing, 2011).