Nation: NIXON IN EUROPE: RENEWING OLD ACQUAINTANCES

He seems like a man who is selling a new approach to ideas. He is reserved and modest, but forceful at the same time. But if he were a used-car dealer, I would certainly buy one from him.

—Fiat Chairman Giovanni Agnelli

THAT verdict of Italy's chief automaker, which followed a talk with Richard Nixon, may not have been very diplomatic. Nonetheless, it reflected the general—and generally relieved—impression of political leaders, businessmen and other prominent Europeans who sat down with the U.S. President during his eight-day tour. While Nixon was occasionally greeted by protesting...

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