The Press: Something of a Dilettante

A frank interview with the most hated German of 1918 about the most hated German of 1938 would be news in any language. Last week, Ken ("The Insider's World"), carried, well inside its lush pages, something that purported to be such a scoop. Titled "The Kaiser on Hitler" and signed by "W. Burckhardt," it described an interview at Doom during "that tense last week of September." Author "Burckhardt" pictured the once All-Highest pacing up and down and throwing off such amazing indiscretions as: "There's a man alone, without family, without children,...

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