The Press: The Press, Jul. 31, 1944

Clearing

The smog produced by Congress' attempt to protect G.I.s from political propaganda (TIME, July 24 et ante) last week began to clear a little.

¶ Acting on its own, the Army expanded from 18 to 189 the list of "preferred" magazines which may be distributed through post exchanges, camp libraries, etc.

¶ At a table-pounding session with Army officers and publishers in New York City, Ohio's Senator Robert A. Taft (after blaming the Army for enforcing the law too literally) agreed to sponsor an amendment to his Title V of the Soldier Vote Act...