GREAT BRITAIN: Heading for Hell?

In 1933, sparked by Guest Speaker Cyril Edwin Mitchinson Joad,* a bearded, posturing professional pundit, the famed old Oxford Union voted 275 to 153 "that under no circumstances will we fight for King and Country." When graduate members, led by Winston Churchill's choleric son Randolph, tried to expunge this from the record, they were swamped 750 to 138. In his history of World War II, Winston Churchill somberly wrote: "It was easy to laugh off such an episode in England, but in Germany, in Russia, in Italy, in Japan, the idea of...

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