The Press: A Year of War

From Athens last week Newsman Leland Stowe (Chicago Daily News) cabled his opinion that Ralph Waldo Barnes, crack war correspondent of the New York Herald Tribune, deserved a Pulitzer Prize for his work in 1940. Eleven years before, when Stowe was head of the Herald Tribune's Paris bureau, he himself had won a Pulitzer Prize with the aid of young Reporter Barnes, who had managed to get a beat—the full text of the Young Plan—from a delegate to the Reparations Conference in Paris. But Stowe's suggestion was no mere logrolling.

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