Foreign News: Lethargy Damned

If the British had any feeling of complacency last week it was not because of Frank Owen, a tall, rangy, bushy-haired newspaperman, who was born on the border of Wales 35 years ago and calls himself Sudeten Welsh. Nine years ago, after building himself into a Laborite problem child in the House of Commons, he lost his seat in a Tory landslide, took a crack at foreign corresponding, wound up on the London Evening Standard of Lord Beaverbrook, whom he looks on as "a promising lad from the Dominions." This month the passion for...

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