EUROPE: Grand Design

At a July 4th dinner given in London by the English-Speaking Union, NATO Commander Dwight Eisenhower delivered the kind of speech the world has not heard since Winston Churchill was eloquently advocating the "Grand Design"—United Europe. Said Statesman Eisenhower:

"Europe's . . . progress ... is hobbled by a web of customs barriers interlaced with bilateral agreements, multilateral cartels, local shortages and economic monstrosities. How tragic! Free men, facing the specter of political bondage, are crippled by artificial bonds that they themselves have forged and they alone can loosen . . .

"The difficulties of integrating Western Europe . . ....

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