West Germany: Hitting the Road

Kohl tries a change of scene

The plea for special treatment came from a staunch conservative friend and West European ally, so President Reagan was happy to comply. He made a date in his appointment calendar, and this week the White House will roll out its best red carpet for West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl. The one-day working visit will be used by Kohl to fill Reagan in on the latest Franco-German efforts to promote West European political unity and on Bonn's views of East-West relations. But that does not fully explain the...

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