Foreign News: Big Wind in the Alps

Grotesquely mixing buffoonery with terror, Nikita Khrushchev waddled on last week through the lovely little country that is Austria. At his side, wherever he went, was Austria's embarrassed Chancellor Julius Raab. The favorite story in Vienna's cafés: one of Khrushchev's bodyguards asked an Austrian why Raab looked so gloomy. Replied the Austrian: "Too much friendship can be sickening."

Just Like Hitler. Khrushchev's portable platform was a scraggly, 15-bus convoy that wound through the peaceful Austrian countryside. For a starter, at the old Mauthausen concentration camp where 123,000 prisoners died, Khrushchev denounced German Chancellor...

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