The Press: On Second Thought

For eight weeks, Lord Beaverbrook's London Sunday Express had given four columns an issue to a serialized digest of a new book called Montgomery, "the authentic life story" written by its topflight war correspondent, tiny, toothy Alan Moorehead.

Last week the Express abruptly gave the back of its hand to Alan Moorehead, who had just quit the Express to write more books. The Express warned its readers that perhaps the biography was not so authentic after all (though most of Fleet Street guessed that Monty had read and approved it). In an acid...

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