The Press: Recount

Drew Pearson was told the facts of life last week by the Rapid City, S. Dak. Journal, which prints his stuff, but doesn't always agree with it. Said the Journal in an editorial: "We especially object to what Drew Pearson said this week . . . that there were 'already 14,000 Japanese children in Japan born of G.I. fathers.' This is a biological impossibility by our counting. American troops did not land in Japan in great numbers until the latter part of September. . . . Figure it out yourself, Mr. Pearson."


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