Foreign News: Into History

Britain's fourth longest Parliament,* and one of her most momentous, passed into history last week. It had sat for nearly ten years (Nov. 14, 1935, to June 15, 1945). It had passed 556 bills and 11,902 statutory rules and orders. It had been led by three Conservative Prime Ministers—Stanley Baldwin, Neville Chamberlain, Winston Churchill. It had seen the death of a King (George V), the abdication of another (Edward VIII), and the coronation of a third (George VI). It had seen Britain at its moral ebb (Munich and the days of appeasement), at the brink of disaster (Dunkirk and the blitz)...

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