GREAT BRITAIN: Problem for Critics

Hoarse with a cold and not a little angry, Winston Churchill flatly refused last week to debate the many Parliamentary critics of Britain's war conduct. He promised a threeday, full-dress debate this week, added testily: "I propose myself to open the debate and if necessary to wind it up."

He threatened that if the debate grew too critical he would call for a vote of confidence—knowing full well that, whatever the critics felt about his Cabinet or certain of his policies, few of them would want any other Briton in Downing Street. He also suggested...

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