GERMANY: Love & Hate

Fifteen years ago last week the pretentious, straggle-locked young Austrian, Adolf Hitler, emulating Martin Luther, nailed a list of 25 Nazi "theses" to the door of Munich's Hofbräuhaus, and Naziism was on its way. Last week the same man was in the same place, talking over every radio network in Germany at the top of his lyric lungs.

"The world," shouted he, "must learn that we have two words, Yes and No. For German freedom—Yes. For disregard of German honor—No. It must further be learned that our Yes means Yes and our No means...

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