The Press: Publishers' Code

"The President may suspend or revoke any such license . . . for violations of the terms or conditions thereof . . ."—excerpt from the licensing clause of the National Industrial Recovery Act. "Congress shall make no law . . . abridging the freedom of speech or of the Press . . ."—1st Amendment to the U. S. Constitution. A newspaper publishers' committee marched to Washington last week to thresh out with Recovery Administrator Johnson the contradiction which, they insisted, lay between the foregoing clauses and stood" in the way of adoption...

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