Recognition of East Germany

Prittie, Terence
July 1961
New Republic;7/3/61, Vol. 145 Issue 1, p12
Presents information on the ever-widening division of the two German states, East Germany and West Germany, from one another. Arrest of an East German newspaper correspondent working in Western Germany on charges of espionage; Discussion between U.S. President John F. Kennedy and Nikita Khrushchev, Soviet Premier, to solve the German problem; Proposal of Khrushchev to sign a peace treaty with one or both of the German states; Views of Karl Jaspers, Swiss philosopher, that the division of Germany should be accepted but that in return the East German Republic should be granted democratic freedoms.


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