The Press: Censorship--Yes

From Chungking, too, there was exciting news of relaxed censorship. But the excitement proved to be all one man's —and he was all wrong.

The one man was ferret-eyed Henry J. Taylor, Scripps-Howard's hopabout journalist who rarely stays in any one country long enough for a second breath, or a second thought. Within 48 hours of reaching Chungking, he had seen Chiang Kai-shek and was breathlessly cabling home: "Generalissimo Chiang Kaishek, in an exclusive interview today, promised to ease Chinese censorship regulations on news going to the United States. ... I told him that...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!