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Since he became U.S. High Commissioner for Germany on July 1, 1949, John J. McCloy has heard a lot of griping and self-commiseration from the mouths of West Germans. By last week, he seemed to have had enough.

At a meeting in Düsseldorf of the French-German Friendship Society attended by more than 100 powerful Ruhr industrialists, McCloy predicted a bright future for the Ruhr and all Western Germany as part of a united Western Europe. But he added that the free world was watching to see whether Germany would continue on the right path. It was during the question period, following his...

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