The Press: The Well-Traveled Skeptics

Into the White House last Week to report to Harry Truman, went three globetrotters. They had been given what no other civilians have got in this war; a free round-the-world trip in Army planes, with high priority to go when & where they pleased—on a jaunt that had nothing to do with winning the war.

Their mission was as nebulous as it was ambitious: to examine the global hopes & fears for a postwar free press. They expected—and got —two-faced answers and open suspicion of U.S. motives from politicians, the support of editors...

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