The Press: Honk's Cleanup

Into Paris last fortnight and smack into the worst tangle in World War II reporting strode squarejawed, battle-seasoned Brigadier General Frank Ulbert ("Honk")

Allen, 48, new SHAEF public-relations director nicknamed for his 105-mm. larynx and famed for his bravery under fire. Almost immediately, the 500-odd grumbling Allied newsmen, based in the disheveled Hotel Scribe, saw things change for the better. By last week the milling throng was gone from the Scribe lobby ; censors, P.R.O.s, wireless men were settled and working in designated rooms; correspondents were eating regularly. Most heartening change of...

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