Foreign News: Ministry of Propaganda

Rift between anti-appeasers in the British Foreign Office and Prime Minister Chamberlain reached near-scandalous proportions during the Munich Crisis. Some Foreign Office officials, the Prime Minister was certain", were even leaking confidential information to the press. After Munich some officials who handled press relations were suddenly shifted to other jobs, but Neville Chamberlain was by no means sure he had plugged all the leaks.

Last week in setting up the new Publicity Department of the Foreign Office, he moved to finish the plugging job he began last November by plugging in the shrewd...

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