GREAT BRITAIN: Information Please

Everybody agreed that Americans should know more about the British, and vice versa. But what was being done about it?

This week burly, balding Harold Beresford Butler, 58, arrived in the U.S. to be Director General of the British Information Services. He is an Eton and Balliol graduate, one of the founders of the League of Nations' International Labor Office, which, in the natural course of events, has been more notable for hope than glory. Few doubted that Mr. Butler prominent in the drafting of international labor codes, would make an eager...

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