Foreign News: Provincial Lady

Virginia-born Lady Astor, M.P., tried to shush a group of workers who were demonstrating against the recent release of British Fascist Sir Oswald Mosley (TIME, Nov. 29). They riotously hooted her on her way into the House of Commons. There, when she interrupted a debate, Laborite Emanuel Shinwell shouted: "Throw her out!" A Conservative Member complained that the Tories had had to "put up with" Nancy Astor for 20 years. When she applauded another remark with the usual British "Hear, hear," a Laborite cried: "Some of us would like to try." His colleagues cheered his rude suggestion that Nancy, Lady Astor,...

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