Fortnight ago the Berlin Nazi-controlled newsorgan Lokalanzeiger called former British Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin, now Lord Baldwin, a "guttersnipe." Nazis were vexed because Lord Baldwin, in appealing for contributions to a help-the-refugees fund, had condemned Germany's persecutions of Jews.

Many other British statesmen have been called just as bad or worse in the German press (notably Winston Churchill, Anthony Eden, Alfred Duff Cooper), but last week Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, Lord Baldwin's successor, decided to defend his old Cabinet colleague. Invited to deliver the main speech at the 50th anniversary dinner of...

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