Common Market: Triumph Over Politics

After a summer that most vacationers would rather forget (see THE WORLD), Europe approached the serious business of fall with high hopes and busy schedules. September marks the end of the somnolent holiday season, the beginning of a new spurt of business and the return to work of the managers who make Europe's industry run. In 1963, it also marks a decisive time for the unique and historic union that is Europe's Common Market. The remarkable fact about the Market, eight months after Charles de Gaulle abruptly barred Britain from membership, is that, in a triumph of economics...

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