Foreign News: Back to Work

Tanned and smiling but still somewhat frail looking, Anthony Eden reported back for work at Whitehall last week after six months' absence (for an operation in Boston, a recuperation cruise on the Mediterranean). Landing in London just an hour after Sir Winston Churchill returned from his own Riviera vacation, Eden arrived amid rumors that he would not return to the Foreign Office, was about to be kicked upstairs as Deputy Prime Minister to Churchill.

Eden uneasily dodged questioners, indicating he was a little unsure himself of his future status, and took himself to 10 Downing Street to confer with the Prime Minister....

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