COMMON MARKET: The Summit: Details in Place of Dreams

THE delegates from six Common Market countries and the three that will join them in January will gather for a summit meeting at Paris' Hotel Majestic this week with a conspicuous lack of pomp. No parades will march up the Champs-Elysées; no balls will be held at Versailles; there will be nothing to equal the splendor the French lavished within the past year on the visits of Leonid Brezhnev and Queen Elizabeth. Indeed, the only glitter will come from a modest gala in the Elysée Palace's gilt-and-tapestry Salle des Fêtes on Thursday night.

French President Georges Pompidou has no plans...

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