World: WEST GERMANY: A VICTORY FOR SECURITY

WOULD West Germany's Socialists make it? As some 35 million voters went to the polls throughout the Federal Republic this week, that was the most intriguing question of all. The basic choice was between a party that promised to abide by the tested ways of the past and one that offered a more innovative approach to the future. In the five general elections since World War II, West German voters unfailingly opted for security, a penchant that has given two decades of unbroken rule to the Christian Democratic Union of Chancellor Kurt Kiesinger. As...

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