BERLIN: End of a Conference

"The four Ministers were unable to reach agreement," the final Berlin communique said bluntly. Where there was division when the Ministers met—in Ger many, Austria, Europe—division still stayed when they parted. The conference broke up cleanly, and exactly on schedule. No unhappy cleanup party of subcommittee specialists was left behind to carry on. The hard fact was that in Europe at least, nothing was left to discuss. On Asia, the Big Four agreed to meet again, this time with Red China and the other nations who fought in the Korean war, on...

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