WESTERN GERMANY: Something for Adenauer

One evening last week the U.S. and British Ambassadors to France hurried to the Quai d'Orsay with an urgent message; the next morning the British High Commissioner to West Germany strode into Palais Schaumburg and interrupted an Adenauer Cabinet session with the same news. After waiting more than two years for France to make up its mind on EDC, the U.S. and Britain had decided to go it without France, at least part of the way. Unless France acts on EDC before its Parliament quits for the summer (around Aug. 15), Washington...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!