The Press: Censorship--Maybe

A jubilant junior censor crashed into the SHAEF press room at Paris' Hotel Scribe and shouted: "All censorship is off!"

Sure enough, before he could pack his blue pencils and shears—or newsmen could toast his departure—Press Release No. 1621 came clanking off the Mimeographs. It came from on high (the combined chiefs of staff) and was as big a surprise to most censors as to correspondents. Said 1621: "In order to clarify the position of this headquarters . . . censorship in this theater is hereby discontinued except for major troop movements . . . and such other matters of high...

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