Common Market: The Age of Commitment

A number of Americans last week got a closer look at the man officially in charge of building a prosperous federated Europe. German-born Walter Hallstein, 61, who as president of the Commission of the European Economic Community runs the executive machinery of the Common

Market, was in the U.S. to make three major policy speeches.

A onetime rector of Frankfurt University and former No. 2 man in the West German Foreign Office, Hallstein is possessed of formidable erudition, but no one in his U.S. audiences last week had much difficulty in understanding what...

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