Foreign News: Viceroy's Plan

Everyone at the Round Table Conference (see p. 21) knew last week that for a long time to come India will enjoy exactly the measure of freedom Great Britain may choose to grant. Interest centered not on any Indian demand or request but wholly on three British tomes:

1) The Simon Report in two tomes totaling 753 pages which were three years in the making (TIME, May 26 et ante).

2) The Irwin Plan in one tome of 256 pages, hastily extemporized by Viceroy Baron Irwin in four months, released last week.

In all seriousness a...

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