THE NATION: What Kind of Europe?

There was no longer any doubt that Congress would finally approve some kind of European Recovery Plan. The debate last week was heated, but it was mostly over secondary details.

Of much more importance was another question: What will the Administration do with the money when it gets it? How will it use ERP to get what it wants in Europe? What kind of Europe does the U.S. want?

New York Times Correspondent James B. Reston reported this week that there was a sudden realization in high Washington quarters that a political ERP might be as necessary as an economic...

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