GREAT BRITAIN: The People's Choice

In four days three million Britons listened to 40 election speeches by Winston Churchill. The 71 -year-old Conservative Prime Minister had barnstormed Britain by car, scarcely taking time out to lunch by the roadside off sandwiches and Scotch.

This week some 22 million voters would go to the polls to choose among 1,686 candidates, second largest number in any British general election. Of these, the Conservatives and pro-Churchill Liberals numbered 629, Labor 604, Liberals 305, Commonwealth 22, Communists 21. There were also 68 Independents. Of the electors, perhaps a tenth (men & women...

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