Canada: EXTERNAL AFFAIRS: London Calling

William Lyon Mackenzie King had represented Canada at international conferences ever since 1908. This year, before he finally retired, he wanted to attend just one more: the Commonwealth Prime Ministers' Conference in London (see FOREIGN NEWS). To be sure he made it, he had the conference postponed four months, until the August Liberal convention was out of the way.

But Mackenzie King's long string was to be broken anyhow. Last week, the conference opened at 10 Downing Street without him. He was bedded in his Dorchester Hotel room, ordered to stay there by Lord Moran, Winston Churchill's doctor.

For 48 hours, the...

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