The Press: Casablanca Story

Newspapers had been playing blindman's buff with the Roosevelt-Churchill Casablanca conference story ever since Jan. 9, when all editors were advised by Censor Byron Price: "The President is taking another trip. . . . Attention is directed forcefully to the Code provision restricting any information regarding [his] movements. . . ." By Jan. 25, when the printable news reached their desks, with another 32 hours before it could be officially released (at 10 p.m. E.W.T., the 26th), they had fidgets. Meanwhile they hinted to the hilt:

> Many gave unusual prominence to...

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