BERLIN: With Flags Flying

Crises elsewhere may come and go, but Berlin remains the No. 1 testing spot of the cold war. In Berlin last week the cold war got perceptibly hotter. It all began when two junketing U.S. Congressmen, Massachusetts Democrat Edward P. Boland and New York Republican Harold C. Ostertag, motored into East Berlin to see one of the standard tourist sights: the ponderous Red army war memorial. They rode, accompanied by a U.S. Army Lieutenant, in a radio-telephone-equipped Army sedan. East German Volkspolizei approached the parked car and forced the party at pistol...

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