The Press: Moral Victory

A favorite boast of fiery Publisher Nelson Rounsevell of the Panama American is that, in the course of eight arrests for libel, he has been cleared every time, at a total expenditure of $3.75.

Fortnight ago the self-styled "rambler and gambler" found himself again in court on a charge of criminal libel. The charge: that an epidemic of suicides at a nearby Army post had led him to compare that post's commander to Reichsführer Adolf Hitler. By direction of the court, Publisher Rounsevell was acquitted (TIME, Sept. 30). Last week Defendant Rounsevell went on...

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