Great Britain: Sentence of Death?

Past Nelson's Column and on up Piccadilly to Hyde Park marched 10,000 irate Britons bearing mock coffins and neatly lettered banners. "We backed you at the poll," read the slogans. "Don't put us on the dole." Gloomed another: "Prepare to meet thy doom." The demonstrators were British aircraft workers, and the object of their protest last week was Prime Minister Harold Wilson's troubled Labor government.

The cause of the uproar was the threatened cancellation of Britain's all-purpose TSR-2 bomber. A superbly sophisticated airplane that can fly at twice the speed of sound...

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