The Press: Ah, Travel

To celebrate his homecoming after a four-month tour of Europe, Hearst Columnist Westbrook Pegler last week penned a "Patriotic Pome" for his column. While it failed to prove conclusively either that travel is broadening or that Peg is even a bottom-rung poetaster, it did give him a chance for a rare and sardonic bow to his critics. Excerpts:

Flying across the ocean of beautiful

azure hue It certainly does make you proud of the

Red, the White and Blue . . .

Perhaps, mayhap, you have not heard

how our democracy

Is inculcating millions with ideals both

fine and free . . .

The Communists [were]...

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