WEST GERMANY: Adenauer Under Attack

For five years Konrad Adenauer had labored to put West Germany's best face forward. The stern old schoolmaster kept the unruly boys in his Bundestag shiny, neat and well-behaved. But last week, with the prize of German sovereignty assured, his pupils were kicking over the traces, bedeviling the old schoolmaster, and acting all too much like their old selves. Demagogy, irresponsible nationalism, and religious bickering swirled through provincial election campaigns in Hesse and Bavaria. The same kind of resurgent nationalism is now astir in Germany's defeated Axis partner, Japan (see below)....

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