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The World: Man for a Season of Decline

Harold Wilson's departure from power closes what historians will probably tag Britain's Wilson Era—a period of painful adjustment to a postEmpire world of...

BRITAIN: Flip (Flop) Wilson

Four years ago, then-Prime Minister Harold Wilson conjured a stirring vision for his countrymen. "Out of the destruction of two world wars," he said, Europe...

BRITAIN: Poor Old Harold The Henpecked

It was all very tawdry and petty and spiteful, and political London last week was talking of little else. For years Labor Party insiders have clucked and...

Britain: Wilson Bounces Back

During the cheerless eight months since he had to devalue the pound, words of praise for Harold Wilson have been as scarce as sunshine at his habitual Scilly...

Great Britain: Wilson under Fire

Not in the 30 years that the Gallup poll has been canvassing voters in Britain has there been such a drastic swing in public preference for a political party...

Great Britain: The Road to Jerusalem

(See Cover) The air was atingle in Scarborough last week as 2,000 delegates poured joyously into the windswept seaside resort for the Labor Party's 62nd...

BRITAIN: Something for Everyone

The imperial crown and velvet robes were missing. So was the ride from Buckingham Palace to Westminster in the horse-drawn state coach. Instead, Queen...

Great Britain: Man with a Four-Seat Margin

(See Cover) April is indeed the crudest month, especially in Britain. Wind-driven gusts of rain, sleet and snow last week caused a stirring of the earth's...

BRITAIN: A Silly Little Diversion

During the 1964 parliamentary campaign, Harold Wilson grandly observed that "the Labor Party is a moral crusade or it is nothing." Those noble words came back...

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