The Press: Is Anybody Hungry?

Who said Europe was hungry? Just a lot of hogwash for Uncle Sap, said Captain Joseph Patterson's New York Daily News. The News had sent Robert Conway, one of its local men, on a junket to Iceland; he had gone on to Europe on his own. From Rome he sent home a story which the News headlined:




It was perhaps a new low in journalistic irresponsibility for the newspaper whose circulation is at a new U.S. high (2,300,000). Wrote Conway:

"It is timely and vital that the American public be given the simple facts regarding the grossly exaggerated talk...

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