EAST-WEST: Coming In from the Cold War

EUROPE'S bitterest family feud, long the focal point of cold war tension, now appears to be at an end. This week East and West Germany formally agreed upon a state treaty to normalize relations between the Federal Republic and the German Democratic Republic. In addition to being a historic milestone on the road to detente in Central Europe, the treaty provides a timely boost for West Germany's campaigning Chancellor Willy Brandt, who faces an election Nov. 19. As Brandt grandly summed up its effect: "Much...

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