Foreign News: The Right to Leave

"Going back to Magna Carta . . ." said Tory M.P. Sir Herbert Williams in the House of Commons question period last week, "has not a British subject an unqualified right to leave this country and to come back?"

Other M.P.s, both Labor and Tory, heatedly echoed the question. Cause of the commotion was Australian-born Scientist Eric Burhop, 40, leftish lecturer in physics at London University who had spent some 18 months during World War II working on atom projects in the U.S. Last fortnight, just as Burhop was about to leave for a "good will" trip to Moscow with 19 other...

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