The Press: Big Story

Last week the U. S. press had its biggest story since 1918, and what might be its last chance for a long time to cover as big a story in comparative freedom. If war came, censorship would reign over most of the British Isles and the Continent. Faced with this opportunity, the press covered everything it could find out about Europe's Seven Days as no story had ever been covered before.

The Associated Press had no reporters in Europe, the United Press 500, International News Service 125. Among them they cabled nearly 1,000,000 words in a week. Telegraph and telephone lines were...

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