West Germany: Conversation in Berlin

In addition to imposing strict travel control over passenger and freight traffic between West Berlin and West Germany, Communist Boss Walter Ulbricht has solemnly decreed that no senior of ficials of the West German government may set foot on East German territory. Last week Ulbricht's law was flouted by his closest ally. After secret arrangements worked out by the Soviet Union through Swedish intermediaries, a black Mercedes with a Russian driver called for West German Foreign Minister Willy Brandt in West Berlin, whisked him past East German checkpoints without even bothering to stop, and drove him to a suburban villa...

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