Foreign News: Missing Nothing

"Too old, too ailing, too tired for the job . . . The blunt truth is that Churchill's continued rule in 10 Downing Street has become a disaster to his party and to the country," shrilled London's tabloid Daily Mirror (circ. 4,000,000). As if to make a mockery of such talk, Churchill put on his liveliest show in weeks.

The old warrior was fascinated with the new .30-caliber Belgian rifle which his government had just adopted for the British army. He had one brought to his office, learned to strip and reassemble it, demonstrated...

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