EUROPEAN UNION: What the Girl Looks Like

Scowling over his glasses, Winston Churchill held his hands before him as if he were physically wheeling a big problem into the Council of Europe's Assembly at Strasbourg.

"A united Europe cannot live without the help and strength of Germany," he said. The French and others had suggested that the Assembly defer action on Germany until next year. But, growled Churchill, "that year is too precious to lose. If lost, it might be lost forever. It might not be a year—but the year."

Pâté on the Terraces. .The-question of West Germany's admission had hung over the debates of the Consultative Assembly, had...

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