The Press: Snafu

Congress' effort to protect the G.I. mind from political propaganda (TIME, July 10) by last week had the press, the public and the Army itself thoroughly befuddled. Some of the results:

¶ President Roosevelt's letter announcing his willingness to be re-elected was played down and half-reported in the European and Mediterranean editions of Stars & Stripes.

¶ The C.I.O. was hopping mad because a pamphlet that presented the steel workers' case for pay increases was returned by Army censors as unmailable to soldiers.

¶ Some publishers set up howls of "censorship"...

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