West Germany: New View of Russia

In office, Chancellor Konrad Adenauer considered it his solemn duty to constantly remind West Germans of the evil designs of Moscow. Out of office, he is proving more flexible. At the annual Christian Democratic Party convention in Bonn last week, he announced that "I have not given up hope that some day the Soviet Union will recognize that the division of Germany, and thus also the division of Europe, is not to its advantage. The other day something happened in world history that, I believe, should have been stressed much more by...

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