AUSTRIA: The Emperor Comes

If there is one thing that sentimental Austrians like even better than coffee topped with whipped cream, it is an emperor. Last week, for the first time in years, a real emperor dropped in on Vienna, and the city was plunged into a swivet of what local newspapers called Kaiser-fieber (emperor fever). The real emperor: His Imperial Majesty Haile Selassie, King of Kings, Conquering Lion of Judah.

Protocol officers soon were deep in the matter of an honor guard to greet the visitor, since occupied Austria has no soldiers. First they thought of using cops, but switched to postmen after reflecting...

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