International: Warm Front

Behind the grey façade of the House of Unity in East Berlin's Karl Liebknecht Platz sits the Politburo of 14 men who rule East Germany on orders from the Kremlin. From their conference room last week came pronouncements which launched a new and cunning Soviet maneuver in the cold war.

To lyrics written in Moscow and a melody plagiarized from the song of the Lorelei, East German Premier Otto Grotewohl announced a big turnabout in Communist tactics in East Germany. "The Politburo, in these decisions," said the announcement, "has in mind the great goal of German unity." Some of the decisions:

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