West Germany: An Imperishable Place

Konrad Adenauer would have liked the company, and enjoyed being the center of attention. To his funeral in Cologne this week came the rulers and statesmen of the Atlantic world, including Presidents Johnson and De Gaulle, Britain's Harold Wilson, and the heads of some ten or more other European governments. It was a fitting tribute to the man who, more than any other, had shaped the destiny of postwar Europe. His death last week at 91 came at a time of change and unease within Europe and between Europe and the U.S., and the summit gathering for his funeral...

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