Foreign News: Wigs on the Green

George Bernard Shaw, 85, had himself a say on great matters of his ninth decade. To questions submitted by Cavalcade he submitted answers which, Cavalcade noted, "may not seem particularly useful to the Cabinet. . . . Neither he, nor we, supposed that they would."

Q. "What would you do if you were in Mr. Churchill's place ... in regard to (a) the influences which operate against . . . free and full ... aid to Russia, (b) the growing body of popular feeling which demands . . . action?"

A. "Put me in it,...

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