Success—­that is the royal road we all want
to tread, for the echo off its flagstones sounds pleasantly
in the mind. It gives to man all that the natural
man desires: the...
William Maxwell Aitken (Lord Beaverbrook; 1879-1964) was a Canadian businessman and politician who left an indelible mark on politics and journalism on both sides of the Atlantic. Aitken rose to promi...