WEST GERMANY: Chancellor Willy Wins Again

THERE was never any doubt that West German Chancellor Willy Brandt was the overwhelming favorite of his countrymen in this week's election. The question was whether Brandt could transform that personal popularity, and the widespread approval of his policy of reconciliation with East Germany, into votes for his Social Democratic Party. This week, as the election returns began coming in, it was evident that the answer was yes. West Germany's voters rejected Brandt's unimpressive opponent, Christian Democratic Leader Rainer Barzel, and returned the magnetic Chancellor with a majority in the Bundestag....

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