Foreign News: The Chancellor's Visit

West Berliners lined the curbs last week and shouted "Hoch" at a long-absent face. After three years as West Germany's Chancellor, Konrad Adenauer was finally visiting his country's most exposed outpost, and it was high time. His absence had become a notable political fact, exploited by the Reds. For West Berlin does not even have the right to be represented in West Germany's Bundestag, and sends only observers. Metropolitan Berliners sneer at Adenauer's capital of Bonn, which they call Bundesdorj (capital village) and believe that comfortably safe Bonn has forgotten endangered Berlin.

Adenauer's trip went far to make up for the neglect....

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