Press: Havas in the U. S.

On the sixth floor of No. 383 Madison Avenue, Manhattan, is the whirring headquarters of Associated Press. Down the hall is the office of Agence Havas, leading news service of France. The Manhattan offices of the world's two biggest news agencies are not side by side for nothing. For 50 years they have had a working agreement whereby AP's news reports from all over the U. S. were made accessible to Havas, for rewriting and transmission to Paris. But last week there was special activity in the Havas office: instead of just sending...

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