GREAT BRITAIN: Sir Winston & the Dragons

No secret matter of state was ever so pleasing to Winston Spencer Churchill as the secret he kept to himself all last week. The secret: he was about to be knighted. The Prime Minister told no one about it, but observers of the Churchillian character should have taken warning of untoward events from the vitality of his bearing, his high good humor, and his eagerness for a parliamentary fight.

Dragon's Break. Entering the chamber during a debate on denationalization of truck transport, Churchill heard Acting Opposition Leader Herbert Morrison saying: "There is no hurry about this bill; in fact, it...

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