The Press: O'Donnell's Foul

Many an honest U.S. newspaperman was outraged last week by flashy, pompous New York Daily News Columnist John O'Donnell, whose hatred for Franklin Roosevelt* and all his works sometimes leads him to flout the standards of his own profession. O'Donnell wrote, as a plain statement of fact, that contraceptives and prophylactic equipment were to become Government Issue for the WAACs.

For days Washington and the U.S. Lave hissed with rumors of WAAC immorality and misconduct, which have made many women reluctant to enlist. O'Donnell gave the rumors wings and beak, reporting the rumors...

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