AUSTRIA: Tactful Seipel

Reporters with belted overcoats and large black cameras crowded the platform of Vienna's smoky Westbahnhof to greet the most interesting man in Austria, eagle-beaked Monsignor Ignaze Seipel, onetime Prime Minister of Austria, leader of the Christian Socialist Party, crafty cleric, on his return from delivering a series of theological lectures at the University of the tiny independent Grand Duchy of Luxemburg. As the ex-Prime Minister alighted, the newshawks blurted quick questions. Was it true that he favored the return of the Habsburgs to reign in Austria? Did he want to form...

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