The Press: Picture Story

Were the grisly pictures of Nürnberg's corpses fit to print? (The first announcement had been that they would never be published, that they would be shut away in the archives.) Last week in Berlin the Allied Control Council decided that the pictures should not be published in Germany. Outside of Germany, editors could decide for themselves. Eight days after the Nazi criminals died, their last portraits reached the world press. (First there was a 24-hour embargo, to give the Russians an even break. Their newsmen were not equipped to send pictures by radio.)

In Britain, whose Government was dead set against releasing...

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