GREAT BRITAIN: Lest They Forgive

In this era of wing-footed Prime Ministers, who find it easier to pop over in a plane than to telephone. Chancellor Konrad Adenauer had been in and out of London on several occasions, and always welcome. Thus nobody expected anything untoward when an equally respected figure, West German President Theodor Heuss, 74, arrived to pay a call. But Heuss also happened to be the first German head of state invited to Britain on a ceremonial visit since Kaiser Wilhelm II in 1907, and he came as a symbol of the German nation....

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