Foreign News: Right Man

Winston Churchill had kept the job for himself until he could find the right man to fill it. This week, having found the man, and secured his release from another job, Churchill picked Field Marshal the Viscount Alexander of Tunis to be Britain's Minister of Defense. The chief, unpublicized intent of Churchill's recent visit to Canada was to get Alexander, who will leave his post as Governor General of Canada later this month to join Churchill's cabinet. His five-year term had already been temporarily extended twice while Canadians looked for a replacement. On the eve of his appointment to the Cabinet,...

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