SOCIALISTS: Germany: Ollenhauer Quits

The Social Democrats of West Germany have lost the last three elections and seem doomed to lose .the next—unless they stop calling Volkswagen-driving Germans "comrades," discard their faded red proletarian banners and try to attract the middle-class votes that alone can win them first place. The dissension in West Germany's Socialist opposition has been largely obscured by the spectacular personal struggle between Chancellor Adenauer and Vice Chancellor Erhard in the ruling Christian Democrats.

Hat in Hand. Last week this half-hidden conflict cracked the disciplined front of Socialism and opened the way for a decisive change in the 90-year-old party's leadership. Party...

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