Summitry with Style

Gracious toasts and easy charm mark a quest for Western unity

It was a sumptuous spectacular, the high theater that Ronald Reagan thrives on, with all the world as his stage. Meetings with six world leaders at the stunning Versailles Palace of Louis XIV. Gracious toasts at glittering dinners. Statesmanlike reaffirmations of Western unity. And of course, as always with Reagan, affable banter with foreign politicians and American reporters alike. On the personal level, the President's Grand Tour of Europe got off to a heady start last week in France. Reagan displayed the same style and charm that has disarmed friend and...

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