GREAT BRITAIN: Resign! Resign!

Sir Anthony Eden's Conservative government trembled under heavy new blows. In past months the Prime Minister had been attacked for failing to take decisive and effective control over Britain's worsening domestic economy. Last week in the House of Commons the subject was foreign affairs—presumably the Prime Minister's specialty. Eden came under the strongest parliamentary attack he has ever faced, and his authority sank to its lowest level in his eleven months as Prime Minister.

It was Hugh Gaitskell, Attlee's successor as head of the Socialists, who led the Opposition assault. His voice ringing out with assurance, Gaitskell took charge of...

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