Foreign News: United Front

Extraordinary preparations preceded the extraordinary speeches delivered in the House of Commons last week by Winston Churchill and Ernest Bevin. The leader of the Loyal Opposition, said knowing M.P.s, had sent a copy of his speech to the Foreign Secretary. Some members, noting the many similarities, suspected that Churchill, Bevin and Prime Minister Clement Attlee had broken all precedent by consulting beforehand.

Either way, the Labor Government and Tory Opposition presented a united British front to the world on 1) the atom; 2) Russia. About to fly to Washington (see NATIONAL AFFAIRS) , Clement...