Foreign News: Hess on the Heather

The British still had not got their Hess story straight last week. From somewhere in Scotland a U.S. newsman cabled that he could watch Rudolf Hess as the No. 1 Nazi Abroad gazed from his hospital window across the highland heather. Parachutist Hess, he heard, was a cheery fellow, ready at talk with the nurses, quick in praise of the mountain scenery.

With his fractured ankle now well on the mend, he stumped about, a dour Scottish captain dogging his trail. But London reports had him mum and sullen, complaining at being given ordinary food, demanding "extras" for...

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