COMMON MARKET: Road to Brussels

It was to have been Edward Heath's big moment. Britain's Prime Minister and the Premiers of Ireland, Denmark and Norway had just arrived in Brussels' Palais d'Egmont to sign a Treaty of Accession to the European Common Market, thus officially marking the end of 18 months of tough negotiations. The occasion, the next-to-last formal step before the four nations become full members of the Common Market next Jan. 1—if all goes according to schedule—was being carried live on Eurovision. Then, just as Heath walked through the Palais doors, a blonde woman stepped...

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