GREAT BRITAIN: Liberal Revival

The Liberals went all out. They picked as their candidate personable 36-year-old Mark Bonham-Carter. For three weeks the battle raged through the narrow lanes and market villages of North Devon—from Sheepwash to Zeal Monachorum, from Milton Damerel to Buckland Brewer, from Wrinkeberry to Woolfardisworthy to Frithelstock. The candidate's energetic mother, 70-year-old Lady Violet

Bonham Carter,* was on the stump at least three times a night drawing cheers with her assaults on "the muddled controls of the Labor Party and the uncontrolled muddle of the Tories" and harking back to the glorious days of Liberalism when her father, Lord Asquith, was...

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