GREAT BRITAIN: In Nye's Eyes

GREAT BRITAIN In Nye's Eyes After a two-week trip to the U.S., where he saw President Eisenhower, Secretary Dulles, and assorted liberals of more or less his own stripe, Laborite Aneurin Bevan summed up his impressions in London's News of the World:

"The frame is more magnificent and glittering than ever, but the picture inside is shallow, unrewarding and in places even tawdry."

The "dominant note" in the U.S. social climate, said Nye, is fear—"fear that you will fall behind in the display of ostentatious personal expenditure, fear that dandruff or body odor might lose you your sweetheart, fear of this, fear...

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