GREAT BRITAIN: Over to Anthony

All of Britain seemed to accept the news as the day grew near. What no one said officially, all seemed unofficially agreed upon: barring some unforeseen change, one day this week 80-year-old Sir Winston Churchill will proffer his resignation to his young Queen. Thus, after 52 years in the House of Commons, 28 years a Minister, Sir Winston will take leave of the post to which he has added such luster. In his place his faithful lieutenant, Sir Anthony Eden, will be summoned to kiss the Queen's hands.

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