International: Moscow to Berlin

For over a month, the fate of Berlin had been wearily discussed in Moscow. Then, one night last week, the Western powers' special envoys relaxed: they went to see Vivien Leigh in Anna Karenina. They had achieved "agreement in principle" (TIME, Sept. 6) with Russia. Now, like a pea in a shell game, the problem was passed back to Berlin, where the four military governors of Germany were instructed to work out an agreement in practice.

Here Come the Kings. Among the crowd of curious Berliners in front of the Allied Control Authority building,...

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