FOREIGN RELATIONS: Journey to Stuttgart

The dead dictator's luxurious train rolled from Berlin across the old, beaten land. In Hitler's bed slept James F. Byrnes, of Charleston, S.C. His advisor, Benjamin V. Cohen of Muncie, Ind., slept in Göring's bed, restlessly. The train rolled into Stuttgart's bomb-wrecked station and Byrnes got off to ride behind an escort of screeching U.S. Army jeeps to the Staatstheater. There, watched by U.S. generals and diplomats, German functionaries and civilians, Russian and other newspapermen, Byrnes delivered the speech which Europe and Asia recognized as America's boldest move yet towards leadership...

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