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"...