Canada: Right Job for Wrong

Canada's striped-pants corps was reshuffled last week. New envoys were appointed to the U.S. and Great Britain.

To Washington, replacing Ambassador Lester Bowles ("Mike") Pearson, went Humphrey Hume Wrong* (he eschews the "Humphrey"), who has been called "about the closest thing to an aristocrat Canada is capable of producing."

A tall, slim, lofty-browed scholar, Hume Wrong was born in Toronto 52 years ago, was brought up by his historian-father George Wrong in the British tradition. He studied at the University of Toronto and Oxford, served in the British Army in World War I (the...

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