GREAT BRITAIN: The Chosen Leader

GREAT BRITAIN The Chosen Leader (See Cover)

A tired, sick, dispirited man emerged from 10 Downing Street, climbed into his official car, and sped through the chill January darkness to Buckingham Palace. Minutes later, the palace announced that Queen Elizabeth "was pleased to accept" the resignation of Sir Anthony Eden. Swinging out through the palace gates, Eden's black Humber rolled through London's darkened back streets, flashing headlights to warn police of its approach. It stopped opposite the Victorian pile of the Museum of Natural History, where another car waited. A slim, feminine...

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