Europe: Hope & History

The difference between news and his tory is only time. The news last week apparently brought little reason for cheer. Moslem and French blood mingled in the gutters of Algiers. In East Germany Volkspolizoi machine-gunned an official U.S. automobile. In Geneva, the 17-nation Disarmament Conference dragged on to ward deadlock, and in Luxembourg the six Common Market foreign ministers broke up bickering because France stubbornly opposed plans for West Europe's political integration. But in time, history might well conclude that all these were minor disturbances — or even positive steps —...

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