Columnists: Randolph's Resignation

The editor of London's biggest Sunday newspaper was quite definite about it. Said Stafford Somerfield of the News of the World (circ. 6,484,445): "Neither Mr. Churchill nor any other writer decides where in the paper a story shall go. That is the editor's responsibility." But Randolph Frederick Edward Spencer Churchill, 52, the World's political columnist, was definite too. He did not want his interview with Britain's new Prime Minister, Sir Alec Douglas-Home, to get second billing to a story on traffic problems. Result of the argument: Randolph's resignation.

Thus last week the son of Winston Churchill propelled himself past yet another...

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