National Affairs: THE PRESIDENCY

Adenauer & Plowshares

At week's end, withdrawing temporarily from the budget battlefield. Dwight Eisenhower flew to his Gettysburg farm to play host to West Germany's ancient (81) Chancellor Konrad Adenauer, who stopped off at the farm for an informal chat before proceeding to Washington this week for serious talks on U.S.-German problems.

Before boarding a Lufthansa Constellation for the flight to the U.S., his second in twelve months. Adenauer told newsmen with deadpan jocularity that his main purpose in visiting Gettysburg was to learn something about farming. In a figurative sense, he was...

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