GREAT BRITAIN: United Bedfellows

Londoners began to prophesy that within three months Sir Stafford Cripps would have talked himself either into Winston Churchill's job or out of the Cabinet. For the fourth successive week he was having a fling. Warmed by the success of his maiden speech as Leader of the Commons (TIME, March 9), the Red Squire last week begged the United Nations to snuggle more closely into bed. "After the victory," he said, "let us remain in the same gallant company to rebuild a stricken world upon the foundations of justice and equality that will secure for us, for them and for...

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