International: Doubts in the Dark Square

Americans also found some of Europe's ways perplexing last week. Wrote TIME Senior Editor Max Ways, back from a tour of Germany:

"Of all the sights and incidents along 2,000 miles of Europe's streets and roads, perhaps the most revealing was in a square in Metz where, about midnight, two Americans in a jeep paused to ask a bearded old man the road to Saarbrücken. He said he did not speak French. Nor German either. He was a Russian. One American who spoke Russian repeated the question. The old man could not help. He had fled Russia in 1920, had lived in...

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