International: BRITAIN IN 1951

Just returned from a two-month tour of duty as head of the TIME-LIFE London Bureau, Thomas Griffith, TIME'S National Affairs Editor, wrote:

The hardest job in reporting Britain is to do justice to what is right about it: the plucky people, the enduring greenness, the reminders, both in man and nature, of a memorable past; the good nature, the good sense and the good heart of the run of the people; the values and standards still surviving of a way of life that had much to recommend it even though it also had much in...

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