More decades ago than we care to remember, a young reporter was wandering about Europe with emaciated ribs, sleeping in youth hostels, eating black bread and gruel and talking to people. Everywhere he went—Holland to Germany to France to Italy—he was told that Mother England was making a vast mistake.By Allan Fotheringham4 min
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