The Press: Team Disbanded

Next week the two Washington columnists who have most consistently plugged all-out aid to Britain—the youthful, talented team, Joe Alsop and Bob Kintner—plan to go still further out. Short, dapper Bachelor Joe Alsop, 30, distant cousin of President Roosevelt, will join Naval Intelligence. Boyish Bob Kintner, 31, married to Broadway Producer Jean Rodney, will "very soon" join Army Intelligence. Their column ("The Capital Parade"; 74papers) will be discontinued June 14.

Their reason: a conviction that columning, in these times, comes under the secondary heading of civilian production rather than national defense. The...

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