GREAT BRITAIN: Real Estate and Bombs

Last week in the House of Commons socially-conscious M.P.s sharply attacked speculators for buying up great blocks of Blitzed real estate with intent to resell after the war at extortionate profits.

"A real-estate agent told me," broadcast CBS's Larry Lesueur from London, "that the reason for London's failure to beautify itself after its first cleansing fire 300 years ago was that businessmen then were so eager to get back to work that they threw up any sort of building, just so that they would be in a position to do business. It's...

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