Foreign News: It Is Said

Last week French newspapermen got the shock of their professional lives. Two of them were arrested for having been in cahoots with foreign propagandists. French journalists, sensitive about their profession's reputation, were spared the unpleasant task of reporting the arrests in detail because of fear of the official secrets act. But rumors of spies, Nazi agents, alarmists, panic-mongers and scandals they could print. They printed so many that papers were crammed with vague reports of the doings of "30 highly placed Paris journalists," "two Germans," an unknown investment broker, two German princesses and...

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