INTERNATIONAL: Dollars Attacked

When the pound sterling went off gold (TIME, Sept. 28), burly, beer-bibbing Viscount Rothermere had a GREAT IDEA. He started no insidious whispering campaign to shake world confidence in the U. S. dollar and force it off gold, for Viscount Rothermere is blatant, blunt. Mornings his GREAT IDEA was shrieked by his Daily Mail (circulation 1,872,418: world's largest). Evenings his Britainwide chain of provincial papers did not hint but yelled that the dollar is unsafe. In Rothermere papers the financial page, the featured news page...

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