GREAT BRITAIN: Thoughts Refreshed

Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden revealed last week that British-U.S. relations are frequently buoyed up by Scotch whiskey. Having told a luncheon party that he saw U.S. Ambassador John Gilbert Winant "almost every evening," he added:

"Toward the end of a long day the Ambassador is good enough to come down to the Foreign Office. . . . We established the excellent custom of refreshing our thoughts from time to time with the produce of Scotland. Though that may be a most unorthodox method of diplomacy, we neither feel that it works too badly."


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