The West Has Lost Its Dynamism

James Callaghan, 70, Prime Minister of Britain from 1976 to 1979 and a Labor Member of Parliament since his defeat by Margaret Thatcher:

President Reagan will be given a genuinely cordial welcome by his six fellow heads of state and government when he greets them at the annual economic summit meeting in Versailles. They warm to his friendly manner and they like the great country he represents, but when the greetings are over they will not allow him as much latitude as they did at last year's meeting. He had then been in office for only six months: his new Administration needed...

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