The Press: Victory for Elmer

In the White House one day last week President Roosevelt, and OWI Boss Elmer Davis, who had been pointedly not invited to the Quebec conference, sat down to discuss news and news policies. The President and three representatives (War, Navy and State Departments) mostly listened. Elmer Davis, disgruntled over the shellackings OWI has taken from Congress, mostly talked.

> He pointed out that OWI's function is to keep the public informed about the war, but that, in his opinion, too much war news is being suppressed and delayed by the Navy and (to a lesser degree) the Army. (Examples: the details of...

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