Canada at War: THE DOMINION: King Over the Water

Over the teacups at Canada House, off London's Trafalgar Square, William Lyon Mackenzie King last week told 14 Canadian correspondents that he was happy about his trip to the Empire Conference, about the outcome, about everything.

Canada's Prime Minister had every right to be happy: his stand against Big Power politics had prevailed at the Conference (TIME, May 22), and he went home with heightened prestige.

Modern Mr. Pepys. For clam-like Mackenzie King, the trip had been both a success and an exciting adventure. At the palatial Dorchester Hotel, his London day began at 9, when he personally answered his personal mail,...

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