The Press: Mrs. Simpson

In Scotland, where optimism is unfashionable, able editors were dourly convinced last week that the Press has not seen the last of the non-gossip features of the Edward & Mrs. Simpson story. Its gossip aspects last week were just bursting into brightest bloom.

In the Glasgow and Edinburgh view, history will soon begin to record that altogether too many subjects of King George VI are altogether too unsatisfied with what little they know about how Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin secured the abdication and departure of King Edward (TIME, Dec. 21). The fact that Edward...

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