GREAT BRITAIN: The Crown: Feb. 10, 1936

Again last week new King Edward emphasized his pro-German leanings. At a great reception in Buckingham Palace to representatives of all nations, His Majesty kept the line of notables moving briskly past his receiving dais until German Foreign Minister Baron Constantin von Neurath's turn came. Then the remainder of the long line waited while King and Baron had a conversation of some minutes in fluent German. After the whole line had finally passed into the next room, His Majesty joined Baron von Neurath for a much longer conversation. The German Press was exuberant...

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