Foreign News: Beaver in the Pot

Britain's ambitious, supercharged billikin, onetime War Production Minister, now Private Citizen Lord Beaverbrook, was back in the political stew last week and the stew began giving off strange smells. It was hardly the Beaver's fault: he had only been quietly filing his teeth when somebody tossed him into the pot.

As a man who knows a good popular issue when he sees it, the Beaver has championed a second front since soon after he left the Cabinet last February. His Daily Express is the 1942 second front's loudest journalistic advocate; Editor Michael Foot...

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