GERMANY: Those Who Are Luckier

Delegates to the Prussian Diet argued hotly over a local bill last week. Came a, terrific crash overhead, a greenish yellow streak of flame ran down the wall behind the president's chair. The lightning, which had struck the roof, injured no one.

While lightning struck the Prussian Diet, man-made thunder roared and echoed in the German Reichstag across the way. Most of the thunder came from bulky, rumbling Dr. Gustav Stresemann, Germany's quick-brained, bullet-headed Foreign Minister. Almost completely recovered from a long illness (TIME, July 9, 1928 et...

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