The Press: The Censor Takes a Look

The A.P.'s Byron Price had been director of Censorship long enough to know the virtues of newspapers, and a working newspaperman himself long enough (34 years) to know newspapers' faults. Last week he took a hard look at the press in general.

For a stump to speak from, A.P. Executive News Editor Price (on leave) chose the Library of Congress, which had just acquired an original of the Bill of Rights. Said he: the Bill of Rights is "a map, not a railroad ticket, to the millennium. . . . A free press is obligated by its birthright to be a...

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