EUROPE: Father of a Larger Community

Jean Monnet: 1888-1979 he sovereign nations of the past can no longer solve the problems of the present. They cannot ensure their own progress or control their own future. And the European Community itself is only a stage on the way to the organized world of tomorrow."

So wrote Jean Monnet, the "Father of the European Community" and the universally respected model of today's supranational civil servant. When Monnet died at the age of 90 last week, in his modest country home near Paris, his dream of a United States of Europe, linked...

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