The Press: Moscow Scoop

Best daily news of Soviet Russia is cabled by Walter Duranty of the New York Times residing in Moscow. Best news raids into Russia have been made by Miss Dorothy Thompson (now Mrs. Sinclair Lewis) and H. R. Knickerbocker, both for the New York Evening Post.* But the most spectacular recent bit of U. S. newswork in Red Russia was the extraction from Soviet "Dictator" Josef Stalin of the first interview he has ever granted to the Occidental Press (TIME, Dec. 1). Hero of this scoop was Correspondent Eugene Lyons of the...

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