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Foreign Relations: Smoothed Feathers

Aboard the plane that brought him to the U.S. last week, West Germany's Chancellor Konrad Adenauer looked apprehensive. A few days later, after three meetings...

WEST GERMANY: $1 19,000 for an Answer

For two weeks Chancellor Konrad Adenauer remained silent about the strange case of Otto John (TIME, Aug. 2), though he knew full well the damage that had...

National Affairs: How to Win Elections

For several subtle reasons, West Germany's ancient (81) Chancellor Konrad Adenauer always seems to contribute as much during his trips to Washington as he...

WEST GERMANY: Defeat for Adenauer

Borrowing the Roman cardinal's phrase, Chancellor Konrad Adenauer grinningly announced to the press last week, "Habemus Papam," with the calm aplomb of an...

GREAT BRITAIN: Without Waffle

GREAT BRITAIN Without Waffle As the leathery old gentleman with the fixed smile stepped out of his train in smoggy Victoria Station last week, a solitary...

GERMANY: What Adenauer Wants

Before High Commissioner John J. McCloy took off for the U.S., where he will sit in on the Big Three Foreign Ministers' conference scheduled to open next week...

Foreign Relations: We Are Ready

Amid the ups and downs of the Berlin crisis, relationships between Bonn and Washington became flawed. U.S. talk about the need for Berlin negotiations led...

Books: The Well-Tempered Clavier

MEMOIRS 1945-53 by Konrad Adenauer. 477 pages. Regnery. $10. Memoirists are the musicians of history. Churchill's English eloquence thumped the drumhead of...

West Germany: Duty Done

As a child, Konrad Adenauer was instructed by his father: "Do not let yourself be diverted until you have finished, not even if a cannon goes off at your...

WEST GERMANY: The Old Man's Anger

In his Black Forest mountain retreat last week. West Germany's Chancellor Konrad Adenauer stared without pleasure at his beloved Rhine, stalked through the...

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