The Voice Of Experience: Anthony Eden


Long experience has taught me that to be criticised is not always to be wrong.

Sir Anthony Eden 1897-1977

Daily Herald 10 November 1956

Speech at Lord Mayor’s banquet during the Suez crisis. Poor Anthony Eden, I am afraid this was just whistling in the dark. The verdict of history is that he was seriously wrong over Suez. Still, hindsight is a wonderful thing…

The illustration is copyright: Everett Collection via Shutterstock

About layanglicana

Author of books on Calcutta, Delhi and Dar es Salaam, I am now blogging as a lay person about the Church of England and the Anglican Communion. I am also blogging about the effects of World War One on the village of St Mary Bourne, Hampshire.
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