GREAT BRITAIN: Churchill Goes to Washington

"I do not want to attach any exaggerated hope or importance to my visit to Washington," Winston Churchill had told his people. But it was hard to exaggerate the importance that the Prime Minister himself obviously attached to the trip.

He sat day & night with cabinet ministers, military chiefs, economists and atomic experts summoned to 10 Downing Street to brief him on "the whole field" of Anglo-American and world problems. Then, one day this week, Winston Churchill bundled his greatcoat about him and sailed on the Queen Mary for his first visit to the U.S. since 1949. With...

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