The Press: Scandalous Jaunt

Back from Paris to Rome last week went a group of five chastised but unchastened U.S. and British correspondents after one of the war's most spectacular journalistic jaunts. Late last month, led by the A.P.'s Ed Kennedy, the five had commandeered an Army jeep and driver, set out from the southern to the northern French theater of operations without permission. Their aim: to be the first Americans to "make a juncture" with U.S. troops in the northern theater. They were the first, by ten days, having passed unscathed between two German columns....

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