GREAT BRITAIN: Great Expectations

In the House of Commons the chapel-like benches were so crowded that lanky Sir John Simon was forced to squat on the steps of the Speaker's dais. Rotund Tory Winston Churchill, fresh from his startling accusations against Lord Derby and Sir Samuel Hoare (see p. 16), was too late to find a seat on the Government side, and he was forced to cross the floor and perch on a few inches of cushion next to wild-eyed Laborite James Maxton whose hair is longer than Greta Garbo's.

Finally the Chancellor of the Exchequer, fit...

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