Letters, May 28, 1945

Surrender Scoop


The irresponsibility of both daily press and radio during the past two weeks, with a very few exceptions, has been both disgusting and discouraging. And TIME'S [May 14] whitewashing of Edward Kennedy's inexcusable breach of trust, and echoing the A.P.'s bleating about "freedom of the press" was the last straw.

Since when has broken faith become gallantry, the glory of a scoop more important than fair play and international cooperation? And is freedom of the press (and radio), to be interpreted as license and deserving of praise ?

The A.P. sneakout...

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