GREAT BRITAIN: The Great Disillusion?

Off Lancashire this week the sea was a stormy, threatening grey. Grey and stormy, too, was the future that faced 1,500 Labor Party delegates, gathered in Blackpool for the party's 48th annual conference. The slogan for the 1950 elections was: "Labor believes in Britain." The question was: Does Britain still believe in Labor?

From Blackpool, TIME Correspondent

Honor Balfour cabled: "This is a conference of worried men. From back-street boarding houses to the big, red brick Cliffs Hotel on the upper-class north shore, there's a sense of disquiet, restiveness, uncertainty. Gone are the days when delegates huddled in eager...

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