The Press: Angry Readers

The Detroit Free Press has been fighting Franklin Roosevelt's Administration tooth & toenail over New Deal "red tape" which the Free Press believes holds up defense orders, keeps U. S. citizens marooned in Canada.

One day last week Managing Editor Douglas DeVeny Martin answered his telephone, heard an irate subscriber shout something about a picture of Franklin Roosevelt wearing a Hitler mustache. Mystified, Editor Martin looked over that day's editions, found a wirephoto of the President with a vague shadow on his upper lip that might have been mistaken for a penciled imitation of the Nazi F├╝hrer's brush.

For two days, Free Press...

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