Europe: Pilgrims' Progress

To make instant, front-page news, the European Common Market has only to cut a tariff or cry "Yankee chickens, go home!" What goes largely unreported is its statesmen's cautious groping toward the political unity for which economic integration is the essential groundwork. Last week, just one year after Charles de Gaulle abruptly scotched Britain's bid to join the Common Market, France's partners were once more engaged in an earnest attempt to bring Britain into an outward-looking, integrated Europe. Highlights:

> In Washington, before a joint session of Congress, Italy's President Antonio...

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