GREAT BRITAIN: Poor Performance

Winston Churchill's cabinet employed everything but billboard posters to ballyhoo the show in advance. "We are going to have a two days' debate," announced the Prime Minister, "at which very grave and far-reaching matters affecting every branch of our national life . . ." will be discussed. The cabinet met for several days in emergency session; newsmen collected hint after hint that the Conservatives, after nine unhappy months back in power, had at last hammered out a tough and effective economic policy for Great Britain.

Last week the performance so portentously touted and so expectantly awaited opened in the House...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!