WEST GERMANY: Faded Dignity

Konrad Adenauer's troubles might have ended had he been content to let them die down. Instead, he went out of the way to continue his feuding in a succession of interviews in the foreign press. To a Scripps-Howard reporter, he patronized U.S. Secretary of State Christian Herter's performance at Geneva ("Dulles would have patched up [the Allied rifts] quicker"), opined that Britain's Prime Minister Harold Macmillan must be persuaded that "when one belongs to an alliance, he must give up some views of his own." But he reserved the roughest treatment of...

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