The Press: Old Hand at Work

Before Franklin Roosevelt left for Yalta, the White House correspondents of the three wire associations (A.P., U.P., I.N.S.) were given medical shots for foreign travel. But the President left without them. Later, they received permission to follow him. Before they could get there, the news was out. No one would say last week why the correspondents were left at the post. Best guess: Franklin Roosevelt had been willing to have the newsmen along, had hoped to get an assent from Stalin and Churchill, had failed.

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