There is reason to believe that Prime Minister Winston Churchill has told Anthony Eden, his almost certain successor, that he intends to resign this summer.

In a talk with Foreign Secretary Eden —and, it is said, in another similar talk with Chancellor of the Exchequer Richard A. Butler—Sir Winston reportedly said that he now feels too tired to go on for long, that he would like to step down soon after Queen Elizabeth returns from her Commonwealth tour May 15.

British politicians, even without the benefit of such reports, were already convinced, by a mixture of common sense and...

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