GREAT BRITAIN: Front Door v. Back Door

The political attention of Britain was focused last week on Bradford, a sooty textile city in Yorkshire, where Britain's Labor government faced probably its last major test before next year's general elections. It was the 35th by-election since 1945 in which the Labor government was out to defend a parliamentary seat against the Conservatives; it proved to be Labor's 35th straight victory.

Labor's candidate for the South Bradford district was George Craddock, a 52-year-old union leader and Methodist lay preacher whose slogan was: "Craddock for Security." South Bradford's working people are still poorly dressed and skimpily fed by American standards,...

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