The Press: The Hand of Foot

Readers heard a new tone in the voice of London's Socialist Tribune. In its "declaration of war" which charted its course for the new year there was a more rhetorical and more commanding note. Tribune promised to devote the year to "lambasting the Tories, exposing humbug, discrediting frauds. . . . We do not propose to be hustled into a new authoritarianism by the shrieks of the Communists."

This voice identified itself last week as Michael Foot, 34, a wiry, wily Labor M.P. whose last editorial command was acting editor of Lord Beaverbrook's Evening...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!