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Delegation of Mayors

La Commune de Paris. Monday, March 20, 1871. A delegation of the mayors of Paris goes to Versailles in search of a mediation and reconciliation of the capital with the national government but is booed by the National Assembly. Jules Favre, Republican and Vice-President of the Council of Ministers launches his threat to Paris declaring, "There is nothing that can come to terms with the revolt. We must tame it, we must chastise Paris!"

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