Modern Living: Surprises in the East

In a quiet Prague restaurant, a group of young Americans were talking with their waiter. After a quick glance around to make sure that no Czechoslovaks were watching, he pulled out a Nixon-Agnew button. "He was really proud of that button," said Harold Hothan, 21, a Stanford student. "To him, it was an affirmation of sympathy with the West, with Nixon and Agnew as its symbol. We jeered and booed. The poor waiter actually got angry because we didn't like Nixon and Agnew."

For those young Americans who are detouring from the overcrowded highways of Western Europe this summer to investigate the...

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