FOREIGN RELATIONS: Bright Pinpricks in the Gloom

Canopus is the second brightest star in the heavens. Last week the Stratocruiser Canopus roared out of the sky onto Washington's National Airport, and out popped Sir Winston Churchill, arriving on an errand which shed only enough light to call attention to the encircling gloom.

For a moment Her Britannic Majesty's First Minister leaned on his gold-headed walking stick and waved his grey Homburg at the welcoming crowd. With the caution of great age, he stepped to the ground to be greeted by Vice President Richard Nixon and Secretary of State John...

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