World: Call Me Georges

Not since 1959 had a French Premier paid a call to No. 10 Downing Street. Even so, Georges Pompidou and Britain's Harold Wilson found in three days of talks last week in London that their meeting was somewhat premature. On the big issues of NATO, the Common Market and Viet Nam, the best that the Yorkshireman and the Auvergnat could do was agree to disagree. However, the two leaders did decide to go ahead with the historic, $560 million channel tunnel to link Dover and Calais, and Wilson's wine cellar proved admirably equal to...

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