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Merry Mimes

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Painter Hendrick Terbrugghen establishes a new reputation more than three centuries after his death. The Dutchman’s first exhibition is in Ohio’s Dayton Art Institute.

By 1600, European painters found themselves losing the Renaissance reverence for Greco-Roman antiquity. Following the Italian artist Caravaggio, they stopped looking backward and returned, as artists have done repeatedly throughout history, to the direct observation of the visible world. What they saw was a growing middle-class life in an ever…

A Vote for Love

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Seldom had a Dutch television show drawn so large an audience. Before a nationwide hookup, Parliament was debating a bill approving the marriage between Beatrix & Claus.

Seldom had a Dutch television show drawn so large an audience. Before a nationwide hookup, Parliament was debating a bill approving the marriage of Crown Princess Beatrix, 27, to West German Diplomat Claus von Amsberg, 39. Ever since the engagement was announced last spring, Von Amsberg has been attacked bitterly…

Gas Fever & Coal Chills

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In The Netherlands the Gasunie marketing combine expects a complete changeover by household gas users to natural Groningen gas by the end of 1966.

WESTERN EUROPE

Europe’s newly discovered riches of natural gas are creating a major upheaval in the world’s fastest growing energy market. Across the Continent, the new gas finds are lighting an investment fever and bringing some chills to a vulnerable competitor, coal. As estimates grow of the size of The…

Prince Watsisname

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Claus von Amsberg will be introduced as the next royal consort for the 400-year-old House of Orange-Nassau, on the side of Princess Beatrix.

In the decade since The Netherlands’ Crown Princess Beatrix, 27, attained nubility, Dutch reporters have trailed dozens of potential candidates for her hand. They traipsed along as usual when Beatrix flew off to ski at Gstaad in February. After all, a highly eligible bachelor, Rhenish Prince Richard zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, 30,…

In England, Germany, and especially The Netherlands, a number of speculative theologians are independently reconsidering transubstantiation.

The questioning spirit of aggiornamento begun by Pope John, having opened up discussion on such long-settled issues as clerical celibacy and birth control, is now turning toward another and even more central teaching of the Roman Catholic Church: the Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist. In England, Germany, and…

The Netherlands has two especially outstanding monetary experts: Netherlands Bank President Marius Holtrop and Treasurer General Emile van Lennep.

Even for men well accustomed to continent hopping, international conferences and crucial decision making, the managers of the free world’s money last week set something of a record for activity. In Uruguay, in Cannes, in Paris and in Basel, they met over the conference tables to make decisions that could…

The Television Crisis

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For the Dutch no issue is trivial if a principle is involved. They found themselves in the midst of a government crisis over commercial television.

THE NETHERLANDS

While the U.S. wrestles with Viet Nam, the Kremlin with the troublesome issue of Communist unity around the world, and Malaysia with Indonesian aggression, the Dutch these days are somewhat embarrassed to find themselves in the midst of a government crisis over commercial television.

In The Netherlands, no…

The Questions of Quasars

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Dr. Maarten Schmidt, of Mt. Wilson and Palomar observatories and educated at Leiden University won the astronomy’s prestigious Helen B. Warner prize.

What is a quasar? Answers were almost as numerous as the astronomers who turned up at the Montreal meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. New theories about the nature of “quasi-stellar sources” have only generated new arguments; new observations have only enlarged the uncertainty. About all…

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