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Not police batons but a flimsy slip of paper was what put an end to this year's great hunger march of Britain's unemployed. Fortnight ago after ineffectual rioting in Hyde Park and Trafalgar Square. "Wal" Hannington. the tousle-haired young "Field Marshal" of the hunger marchers, was arrested and jailed (TIME, Nov. 7). It had been reported that the hunger marchers, who had sloshed their way to London from all quarters of Britain, had prepared for this eventuality by appointing a succession of subsidiary commanders to take charge in turn as the leaders were...

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