FOREIGN RELATIONS: Moses, Strong As the Oak

Konrad Adenauer sat in the aura of his prestige in Secretary Dulles' dining room in Washington, straight-backed and spare his weathered mask of a face transformed by a wintry smile. "Now that Sir Winston Churchill is no longer active," said Dulles as he proposed a glowing toast, "you are the dean of the Western world." Three days later the old man sat grave-faced amid a rowdy powwow of the Oneida Indians in the student union of Wisconsin's Marquette University. "We like you to a Moses leading your people out of the wilderness," the Oneida chief said, as he crowned...

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