The Press: Exclusive

Two U.S. newsmen scooped their col leagues last week with "exclusive" inter views with the Son of Heaven. To the Imperial Household building, which is in considerably better condition than the bomb-scarred Palace, went long-legged Frank Kluckhohn of the New York Times. Six hours later Hirohito saw bullet-headed Hugh Baillie, president of the United Press, who, like the U.P.'s biggest stock holder, Roy Howard, likes to turn legman himself once in a while.

Both reporters seemed a little unsure what to do in the presence of the Emperor, who received them in morning dress. (Baillie: "He was taller...

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