BELGIUM: From Palace to Tram Top

Belgium's Christian Socialists maneuvered doggedly for a cabinet that would restore exiled Leopold III to the throne. The anti-Leopoldists, led by the Socialists' Paul-Henri Spaak, blustered, brawled and blocked just as doggedly to keep the King away.

Christian Socialist Leader Gaston Eyskens failed to put together a government. The Liberals, holding the balance of power between Christian Socialists and Socialists, stood tenaciously against the Kingon the ground that his popular majority (57.68%) in the recent referendum had not been large enough to insure an orderly restoration.

"Morning Coat to Shirtsleeves. All week the...

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