"He struck at once, and without effort, the note of leadership." London Times.
"Here is a new voice, a stimulating voice."Daily Sketch.
"Total war at last. That is in effect the directive that emerges from the in spiring speech." News Chronicle.
"He has brought back with him to this country something of the spirit which stirred every British heart at the time of Dunkirk." Yorkshire Post.
Thus, last week, did London acclaim Sir Stafford Cripps's maiden speech as new leader of the House of Commons (TIME, March 2). At the end of a two-day debate, the Red Squire, using careful jottings on tiny...