FOREIGN RELATIONS: Hull v. the Press

Old (72) Cordell Hull gave young (42) Thomas Dewey the lie direct: "Governor Dewey is 100% wrong in the accuracy of his statement."

The statement to which the Secretary of State referred was made by Tom Dewey in a New York City speech last fortnight (TIME, April 3): "When we find the State Department requesting the British censor to suppress political news sent to American papers by American correspondents abroad, it begins to amount to a deliberate and dangerous policy of suppression of the news at home."

Day after the Secretary's denial, the New York Times's veteran Washington correspondent Bertram D....

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