Foreign Relations: A Mess, but Wonderful


During his visit to the U.S. last January, Italy's Premier Amintore Fanfani invited President and Mrs. Kennedy to come to Italy in the spring. The President accepted, added West Germany and West Berlin to the itinerary. Then, for reasons of sentiment (and domestic politics), he decided to go to Ireland too. But no sooner had the White House announced the trip than complications began setting in. Items: > In Washington, Jackie learned she was pregnant and would have to stay home.

> In West Germany, Christian Democratic Union leaders forced gnarled old Konrad Adenauer to agree to step down...

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