Foreign News: No Encores

After the British Cabinet last July had secretly decided to offer Czecho-Slovakia on the altar of Appeasement, Viscount Runciman was sent to Prague as an "unofficial mediator" to arrange a "peaceful settlement" to the Sudeten German problem. Lord Runciman was eminently successful. Last week, on his way home from a world-circling vacation trip, he arrived in Montreal, Quebec, was questioned by newshawks on his availability as a mediator in the current Danzig dispute. Cracked light-hearted Lord Runciman: "You wouldn't want me to do that all over again."


Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!