WAR & PEACE: Lord Halifax Steps Out

The U. S. has never had a clear impression of Lord Halifax. A Tory and fox-hunting gentleman, Britain's Foreign Secretary at the time of Munich, he seemed out of place in Britain's War Cabinet. Thus he appeared to U. S. citizens like the hero of one of those old-fashioned silent movies, where one man played two parts and was always capturing himself. He arrived dramatically, as Ambassador to the U. S., on Britain's biggest battleship, dropped after his first visits into diplomatic obscurity while the Lend-Lease Bill was being argued. Last week...

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