DEMOCRATS: Turning On the Charm in Europe

About to meet George Wallace for the first time, British Labor M.P. Bruce George was expecting an ogre. To his surprise, the Alabaman turned out to have "delightful charm." Wallace brushed off barbed questions, the M.P. noted, with an "impish grin and laughing eyes." The M.P.'s reaction was shared by many other Europeans. On his first trip to Europe, Wallace was determined to be ingratiating and play the statesman.

The journey got off to a rocky start when engine trouble grounded Wallace's chartered jet for ten hours in Newfoundland. Wallace was noticeably weary when he finally arrived in...

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