The Press: Let Us Tell the Truth

British correspondents in the U.S. have not been permitted by U.S. censors to tell their British readers that many U.S. citizens disapproved the Churchill Government's Indian policy.

When the new Liberty ship Booker T. Washington was launched on Sept. 29, the correspondents were not allowed to tell Britons the ship's captain was Hugh Mulzac, a Negro. Out of a British correspondent's story on the WAACs, U.S. censors slashed the phrase: "It has been agreed there will be no discrimination against color, which means Negro units will be formed."

For months British newsmen in the...

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