GREAT BRITAIN: Ed and George

Under Secretary of State Edward R. Stettinius Jr. arrived in London last week, settled into a pastel suite (with a blue telephone) at Claridge's, spent the Easter weekend with Winston Churchill.

Ahead of Ed Stettinius, in his first big job of diplomacy, was a long tussle with European politics and personages. His introduction to the personages began at once. Lunching at Claridge's, he sat down at a table which he had previously occupied. The headwaiter promptly shooed him away, explaining that the table was reserved for King George of Greece.

The Under Secretary took another table. As Stettinius left the...

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