Ready for the Grand Tour

Pomp and uncertain circumstances greet Reagan on his trip to Europe

"It's a great world stage for him," said one of the French officials involved in planning Ronald Reagan's ten-day visit to Europe this week. Indeed, the pomp has been designed to match the circumstances of the President's first visit overseas since taking office. There will be a meeting with other Western leaders at Versailles, with a formal dinner in the fabled Hall of Mirrors and a king's bedroom for Reagan in the Grand Trianon. Then on to Rome to meet the Pope, as well as Italy's President and Prime Minister....

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