JAPAN: Nippon at Home

Japanese postal and press censorship ranks with the world's tightest; outsiders usually hear only what Nippon wants them to hear. But to the U.S. last week, through secret channels, came a rare, uncensored letter from Japan:

"Life here is becoming more and more difficult. There is talk of evacuation of all foreigners from Tokyo, partly because of the impending bombardments, but chiefly for fear of an anti-foreign movement.

"The economic situation is as you possibly imagineĀ—corruption in every department of life, the black market has become a national institution. . . ....

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