The Press: Ces Americains!

Stars & Stripes, which already had three French editions, has started a new one at Dijon in Burgundy. Inspired by its appearance, Editor Henri Anger of La Bourgogne Républicaine rushed into print with a rapturous front-page disquisition on the methods of U.S. journalism. Excerpts:

"Lord, how those austere offices of Le Progrès have changed! The typewriters fire like so many machine guns, the teletype rolls off news at a dizzy pace. You have to go back to prewar American films to match the hectic rhythms which fairly take away the breath of a French...

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