The Press: Chut!

Famed since L'Oeuvre became a daily in 1915 have been that Left-Liberal Paris newspaper's manchettes. In French newspaper makeup, the manchette (literally, cuff; in U. S. parlance, the ears) is the space next to the paper's name in which its more-or-less reverent editors insert (instead of the weather forecast or NIGHT EDITION ***** ) thoughts for the day, mots on the news, quotations from the philosophers. During the War, L'Oeuvre's, editors became so clever at making horrid cracks at the Government through outwardly innocent references to the weather or some theatrical success that Anastasie (the Censorship) cracked down. Last week Paris...

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