The Press: Angel Repudiated

Since 1933, Britain's dusty little Saturday Review was published by the country's reputedly wealthiest woman. Dame Fanny Lucy Houston, widow of a shipping tycoon. Lady Houston considered herself a Conservative, but made her otherwise mediocre weekly memorable for the blatancy of its attacks on Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin and Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden, who she believed were plotting to sell out the British nation to the Bolsheviks. A plump, imperious person, voluble to an epic degree, Lady Houston died last month, her age, which she had kept secret, probably 65 to 70. Since...

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