CONFERENCES: Defeat of the Hecklers

Winston Churchill and 140 other advocates of European unity last week gathered in Brussels for the first International Council of the European Movement (an outgrowth of the Congress of Europe last year at The Hague). Brave and lofty words were spoken at Brussels, some of them in Mr. Churchill's makeshift French, but the gap between this private crusade and government action remained as wide as ever.

Apparently Moscow, fearing anti-Communist speeches, sent orders to the Brussels comrades to make nuisances of themselves. When Churchill rose to address an open-air throng of 15,000 in front of the Brussels bourse, about 150 Red...

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