Foreign News: Steady Tide

Churchill's blockbuster, admitted London's leftist New Statesman and Nation, "was a very carefully placed bomb whose crater opened precisely between Mr. Morrison and his followers." The political future of Herbert Morrison, long the No. 2 man in Labor councils, was wounded badly, perhaps mortally. Clement Attlee had been shown up as a man who kept embarrassing secrets from many of his own political team.

But 54-year-old Nye Bevan walked out of the smoke & brimstone a bigger, more powerful man than when the battle started. He and his left-wingers, frankly anxious to jettison Britain's bipartisanship in foreign policy, had forced the Attlee...

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