GREAT BRITAIN: The Great Lloyd Flap

GREAT BRITAIN The Great Lloyd Flap

Casting about for something to enliven a newsless paper one night last week, Sir William Haley, editor of the prestigious Times of London, decided to convert a gossipy background article by his youngish new political correspondent into the day's leading news story. Next morning 250,000 Britons ("The top people read the Times") learned to their intense fascination that Prime Minister Harold Macmillan had lately taken Foreign Secretary Selwyn Lloyd's arm "in a paternal grip" and proposed that Lloyd move down to a lesser government job within the...

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