World: West Germany Looks to the East

There must be, there can be, and there will be negotiations between Bonn and East Berlin.

—Willy Brandt

WHEN the new Chancellor of West Germany uttered those words in his state-of-the-nation address in January, many of his friends and foes alike felt that he was indulging in wishful rhetoric. But last week, less than two months after his address, emissaries of Chancellor Willy Brandt arrived in East Berlin to work out plans for his visit to East German Premier Willi Stoph, who last month invited Brandt to come over for a talk. In three...

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