Harold Macmillan, 61, Eden's successor in the Foreign Office, has long been regarded as the Conservatives' "other" expert on foreign affairs in the House of Commons. With a self-assured stride, Macmillan last week left his desk at the Ministry of Defense and moved to Downing Street, where sits Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs.

Proper Background. In appearance, manner and background, Macmillan is typecast for Foreign Secretary. He is tall (6 ft.) and debonair, with a dashing guardsman's mustache and expensive tailoring casually worn. His grandfather, Daniel Macmillan, was a...

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