Canada: The Mounties Get Their Men

For more than a month, Canada's celebrated "Munsinger Affair" (TIME, March 25) had been the talk of the country. Last week it moved into the courtroom, as public hearings opened under Supreme Court Justice Wishart Flett Spence, 62. They would try to determine whether there had been a national security leak in the friendship of 36-year-old German Party Girl Gerda Munsinger with ministers of the former Conservative government. So far, the evidence was about as scant as the party-girl costumes Gerda had donned for cheesecake photos in Munich.

Key testimony of the week came...

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