THE NETHERLANDS: Democratic and Royal

In more than a century of Dutch constitutional government there have been only 33 Cabinets. No. 1 Dutch Cabinet maker is old Dr. Hendrikus Colijn. Last week the onetime Dutch "strong man" was sadly planning a round-the-world trip to forget that the last of his five had set the all-time Dutch low by lasting exactly two days and seven hours. Last June Calvinist Dr. Colijn was compelled to resign when his old-fashioned financial and social policies split the coalition between his Anti-Revolutionary Party and the progressive Catholics. After a month of Cabinet...

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