The Press: Jumbo Censorship

Square-jawed Kent Cooper, executive director of the Associated Press, got madder & madder. For nearly two weeks the A.P. had been waiting for a sizable beat from Bari, Italy: Correspondent Joseph Morton's story of a question & answer interview-by-letter with Yugoslavia's Communist Marshal Josip Broz (Tito). But the story was squashed under the political censorship of 224-lb. General Sir Henry Maitland ("Jumbo") Wilson's Mediterranean command.

Last week Kent Cooper's wrath exploded in several directions:

¶To London he sent a strong protest— by week's end there was no reply.

¶To the U.S. War Department he...

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