The Press: A Word to Tiny Minds

When he is in the mood for Yank-baiting, no one does it with more enthusiasm than Yank-admiring Lord Beaverbrook, 81, Canadian-born proprietor of the London Daily Express (circ. 4,250,000) and three other British papers. Beaverbrook's intermittent brand of anti-Americanism rests on the suspicion that the U.S. is out to reduce Britain to satellite status, has manifested itself in everything from his opposition to a 1946 U.S. loan to Britain ("We have sold the Empire for a trifling sum") to wild editorial outcries at the Ford Motor Co.'s recent bid to buy 100%...

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