Foreign News: My Father

"Grandpa" George Lansbury, white-whiskered old Laborite, stared at the ceiling of a London hospital room while the 75-year-old leg he broke last December by falling downstairs healed slowly, painfully. Still buzzing in his head was his noble notion: "Conditions are bad, not men." But last week when George's Son Edgar published a book called My Father, it was of men, not conditions that he spoke. In fact, Son Edgar threw open the door on the bitter meetings of that unhappy Labor Cabinet in which George Lansbury was First Commissioner of Works. In...

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