GREAT BRITAIN: The Challengers

From the steps of the Royal Exchange, the City of London's Common Cryer cried out: "Oyez, oyez, oyez! By the Queen, a proclamation dissolving the present Parliament and declaring the calling of another." So, last week, began Britain's fourth general election campaign since the closing days of World War II. The office-hungry Labor Party had only 20 days in which to wrest the government away from Sir Anthony Eden's Conservatives. The challengers went into the fight as underdogs, but only slightly under (by 1%, according to the week's News Chronicle Gallup poll)....

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