GREAT BRITAIN: Churchill Faces Up

Winston Churchill last week finally faced up to what the British had begun to call the "Winston Crisis." He gave his fast-multiplying number of critics some of the action they had been asking for. To those who said that his Cabinet was too stupid or too stiffly Tory, or both, he responded with a general Cabinet reshuffle in which some of the stiffest Tories went out of the window and Britain's most eminent Socialist, Sir Stafford Cripps, came boldly in the front door.

Cripps & Lyttelton. The Prime Minister cut his War Cabinet from...

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