Foreign News: Patching Up

The latest date for Churchill's retirement is one that he himself gave to his Cabinet last week. The date: on or about Sept. 15.

Were he to postpone resignation much longer, a major Tory Party crisis would probably develop. His critics insist that too many domestic problems are unsettled because of the Old Man's inability to concentrate for long, and that he must step down decently in advance of the party's conference at Blackpool on Oct. 7. But their position is delicate: Sir Winston, who will be 80 on Nov. 30, has told intimates recently that he does not expect to live...

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