National Affairs: In Chesapeake Bay

More than a fortnight ago a British battleship cleared from an undisclosed British port, carrying a tall, grave Englishman on a weighty mission. That mission might well turn out to be as important as any in British history. Lord Halifax's problem was not, like his predecessor the late Lord Lothian's, to state Britain's case to a skeptical, suspicious U. S. The stubborn, gallant, outnumbered resistance of Britain had transformed U. S. opinion, not only about the war. but about the character of the people Lord Halifax was to represent. But if U. S....

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