BELGIUM: Going Places?

King Leopold III of the Belgians and his beautiful wife were happily packing their bags last week in their lakeside villa at Pregny, Switzerland, where they have been whiling away their long exile. They were in hopeful spirits. General Emile Bethouart, French High Commissioner in Austria, had invited them for a week of hunting in the Tyrol. After that, there was a chance that they might go on to Brussels. A decision on the King's future was finally at hand.

Leopold had just received a visit from Belgian Premier Gaston Eyskens. Together they had worked out an important...

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