Press: Publishers' Code (Cont'd)

Following three weeks of nearly incessant huddling, the American Newspaper Publishers' Association last week submitted an NRA code for newspapers (TIME, Aug. 14). Hard-boiled Administrator Johnson said of it: "They've been in here with that code several times. I shot it back to them every time because it was unsatisfactory. . . . It's still unsatisfactory."

General Johnson did not specify what points in the code did not suit him, but most observers guessed they were: 1) the clause exempting the Press from any licensing provision ("freedom of the Press"). 2)...

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