The Press: Pegler Gets Scooped

Before Westbrook Pegler could open his mouth, the White House gave out the news: Franklin Roosevelt had been to Hyde Park and was back on the job. Pegler had said that next time he heard of a blacked-out Presidential trip to Hyde Park, he would defy censorship and report it (TIME, March 5). He just didn't hear of it until he read it in a newspaper. But if Pegler got cheated out of some agreeable notoriety, he did get something which he and many U.S. editors wanted: a slight easing up of an...

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