Foreign Relations: Smoothed Feathers

Aboard the plane that brought him to the U.S. last week, West Germany's Chancellor Konrad Adenauer looked apprehensive. A few days later, after three meetings with President Kennedy at the White House, the old man was smiling joyfully. In the interval, some weighty worries had been lifted from Adenauer's mind.

He had feared that he might meet with anti-German feeling, stirred up by the trial of Adolf Eichmann in Israel. That worry was dispelled when he visited the U.S. Senate, was introduced on the floor by Vice President Lyndon Johnson, and drew warm...

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