GREAT BRITAIN: The Beaver Takes the Stump

After weeks of British grousing about the Government's failure to open a second front and achieve more efficient wartime production, the Churchill Government last week began the job of reselling itself. To industrial Manchester's sooty, red-brick Albert Hall went bouncing Supply Minister Lord Beaverbrook to address an audience of 2,000, mostly leftist shop stewards. The Beaver snorted out a forty-minute speech directed against the suspicion that Government arch-Tories might be clogging aid to Russia.

Teary with asthma, frequently wiping his eyes, the Beaver declared: "Make no mistake about it. If I am...

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