BERLIN: Hands, Brains & Moods

It was characteristic of Berlin that while the rest of the world fretted about its continued existence, West Berliners were agitated by an old-fashioned election campaign. "I have come here to experience the coolness and confidence of Berliners," said Konrad Adenauer, and the old Chancellor's adroit compliment expressed a fact.

To an appreciative audience, Berlin's hottest political phenomenon, 45-year-old Socialist Mayor Willy Brandt, began a speech: "Everybody seems to be excited. And if the outside world is more excited than we are, perhaps we should at least be sympathetic."

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