Europe: Le Brushoff

Two days after some 50 of the world's nations agreed to the biggest slash of tariff barriers in the history of world trade, France's Charles de Gaulle appeared before a crowded press conference to make the statement that, as far as he was concerned, liberalization had gone far enough. It was his intention, De Gaulle announced, to see to it that the European Common Market continued to restrict its own special trade privileges to its six original European members.

De Gaulle's appearance was his first before the press since Great Britain had...

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