The Press: Source and Wife

The commentator on Radio Luxembourg called it a "black day" for the European Common Market and "the end of Europe." Never one to disguise her convictions, Newswoman Liliane Thorn-Petit attacked the nine Common Market Foreign Ministers for what she considered a pro-Arab policy. The officials, she said, lacked the courage to stand up to Arab oil producers. None of her targets had reason to be pleased with Mme. Thorn-Petit's assault, but the least happy victim last week was Luxembourg Foreign Minister Gaston Thorn, who happens to be her husband.

The professional clashes between...

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