The Press: Jap's Enemy No. 1

In Lourenço Marques, Mozambique, where they filed their first stories of internment under the Japs, 26 U.S. correspondents grimly compared notes with the sassy Jap correspondents returning with tennis racquets and golf clubs from White Sulphur Springs, W. Va. Last week the U.S. newsmen ended their long voyage home aboard the Gripsholm. By comparison with their sadistic treatment in Jap prisons and concentration camps, even those U.S. correspondents interned in Germany and Italy had been pampered.

But even the worst treated among them admitted he had got off easy by comparison with John Benjamin ("J.B.") Powell, editor since 1917 of the China...

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