GREAT BRITAIN: A Little* Pravda for Pravda

In the course of a speech to British newspapermen, Foreign Secretary Herbert Morrison saw a nice chance to twist the ring in Pravda's nose. "I should feel more hopeful for the future," said Morrison, "if our Prime Minister or I were asked for an exclusive interview with Pravda, and if we could then be sure that our words would be reproduced . . . faithfully . . . Now, Pravda, what about it?"

At first, Morrison's challenge struck only the conditioned reflex. "... The columns of Soviet papers and magazines," grunted Radio Moscow, "... are closed to war propaganda." But,...

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