Western Europe: Round 1 to the General

If most of Europe seemed angry at Charles de Gaulle last week, no one seemed to know quite what to do about him. Speaker after speaker at the European Parliament in Strasbourg ringingly condemned Charles de Gaulle's imperious thumbs down on British membership in the Common Market. As a result, declared Common Market Chairman Walter Hallstein, the Six have been plunged into their "first real crisis—a crisis of confidence." In European capitals from Bonn to Rome, France's Common Market partners spoke bravely of ganging up on De Gaulle, perhaps by blocking his...

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