GREAT BRITAIN: Beavermere Crusade

Flatly defying all three British political parties—Labor, Liberal and Conservative—the Lords Beaverbrook and Rothermere, famed "Hearsts of England," spurred off on a new journalistic crusade last week, founded with blare and ballyhoo a fourth party: "The United Empire Party."

Not since the days of Lord Randolph Churchill's dauntless little band which broke up in the '80s has England had such a blatant "fourth party" (see p. 23). Never before in the whole history of politics has a new party received at its inception such potent newspaper support as that lavished, last week,...

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