Press: Captains & King

The U. S. book publishing season of 1935-36 will probably be long remembered for its flood of able memoirs by U. S. foreign correspondents: The Chicago Tribune's Vincent Sheean and New York Times's Walter Duranty led off respectively with Personal History and I Write as I Please. The Chicago Daily News's John Gunther turned in Inside Europe, and its Negley Farson followed with The Way of a Transgressor. These shrewd, readable traders in world politics considerably disconcerted British newshawks who have for a century considered that the world's greatest news exchange was London....

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