DIPLOMACY: What's in the Bottle?

In Richard Nixon's "Year of Europe," it was to be expected that Continental leaders would be visiting Washington. Thus West German Chancellor Willy Brandt may not have felt uniquely favored last March when the President invited him to drop by. But by the time the visit rolled around last week, it had acquired some piquancy. Brandt would be the first European leader to talk to Nixon since Presidential Adviser Henry Kissinger called for "a new Atlantic Charter" to guide U.S.-European relations (TIME, May 7). And then, of course, there was Watergate. Would Brandt, as the Frankfurter Rundschau predicted, find...

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