March 1952
New Republic;3/31/52, Vol. 126 Issue 13, p8
The article focuses on the race for majority in the Labour Party between candidates Clement Atlee and Aneurin Bevan, in Great Britain. There has been many speculations as to who would be in the majority. It analyzes the potentials and the activities of both these candidates. The political analysts have presented their views and expertise to clear the dust for the people who were waiting for the climax. But the climax never came, as a group of middle-of-the-road Members of Parliament produced a compromise which was accepted by the rank and file.


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