This Week's Story

John Winant: ambassador with eyes and heart, part one

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As World War II tossed the world an American ambassador helped Allied world leaders and common folk work together.

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As John Winant stepped from a train near London, King George VI met the new American ambassador to Britain, with a smile and handshake.

“I am glad to welcome you here,” he said.

Soon John was in a private meeting with King George. For ninety minutes they…
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