GREAT BRITAIN: Jubilee (Cont'd)

At his coronation years ago, George V's Cousin Nicholas II, Tsar of all the Russias went out to a parade ground near Moscow to watch a distribution of gifts to the peasants. Because the spectacular bearded Cossacks were totally unable to cope with the crowd, more than 3,000 terrified hysterical people were trampled to death. Since then police in every land have learned that a crowd, no matter what its temper, is a dangerous thing.

British hospitals and police knew the lesson well last week. Hours before it was announced that King...

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