INTERNATIONAL: Old Statesman, New View

One of the well-known characters in international politics showed himself in a new and more popular light last week. The new Lord Templewood (the old Sir Samuel Hoare), long considered an appeaser and compromiser with Fascism, came back from almost five years as British Ambassador to Franco to speak his mind about totalitarianism. Either he had changed or he had been much misunderstood.

Always regarded as a conscientious man with a decisive mind and considerable initiative, Sir Samuel had once thoroughly misjudged democratic feeling in Britain and the dangers of Fascism in Europe....

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