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Compared with Leonid Brezhnev, Ronald Reagan travels tourist class. The Soviet leader's 110-man entourage (the largest official delegation ever to accompany a visiting foreign leader to Bonn) included high Soviet government officials, interpreters, typists, 40 security men (five of them generals), 27 communications men, three doctors, a nurse, two waiters, a chambermaid, a cook and a barber.

Brezhnev stayed at the Schloss Gymnich, a moated, 17th century mansion, 30 miles south of Bonn, used by the West German government to house visiting dignitaries. A barber's chair was rented and installed at Soviet insistence. The Soviets also asked for a scale and an...

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