People: People, Dec. 28, 1942

Family Scene

SCENE: The dining room at No. 10 Downing Street, London. TIME: Shortly after the zero hour of the American landing in North Africa. CHARACTERS: A few Churchills.

Prime Minister Winston Churchill has just broken the news of the landing in Africa, and is looking like a prime minister.

Sarah (his second eldest daughter): "Yes, I know all about it. I've been working on the air side of the operations for months."

Churchill (testily): "Why didn't you tell me you knew all about it?"

Sarah: "We were sworn to secrecy."

Churchill (parental): "I suppose you thought I didn't know anything about it. After all, I do...

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