The Press: Whammed Again (Cont'd)

Franklin Roosevelt had had his licks at berating the Hearst-Patterson-McCormick newspapers (TIME, Oct. 11). Now came a shot from a second front.

An article in the new, fortnightly War and the Working Class, Soviet trade-union publication, named U.S. Publishers William R. Hearst, Joseph M. Patterson, Robert R. McCormick and Scripps-Howard's Roy W. Howard as "representing reactionary, defeatist, isolationist circles whose anti-Soviet campaign is designed to throw suspicion on Soviet foreign policy." Said War and the Working Class: "They circularize false, fabricated conflicts between the Soviet Union and its allies—a line which...

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