BERLIN: Promise Renewed

In besieged West Berlin last week, the U.S. renewed a solemn promise to Germans, East & West. "Everyone in the U.S.," said Dr. James B. Conant, the new U.S. High Commissioner in Germany, "knows that here the two contending forces of this mid-20th century stand face to face. Let me make plain the position of my Government." The U.S., said Conant, is "pledged to see to it that this city continues as an unshaken outpost of the Western world. We shall continue to insist on the free circulation within Berlin of all its inhabitants. The U.S. ,...

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