The Hemisphere: Press Freeze-Out

From his balcony on May Day, Juan Peron declared war on the big U.S. news agencies. The Associated Press, the United Press and the International News Service, he shouted, "have represented the Argentine situation as a situation of crisis . . . through an infamous campaign of lies." Last week he struck.

The Rosario typographers' union voted to set type no longer for any newspaper that carries U.P.. A.P. or I.N.S. news.

Buenos Aires' once great independent newspaper. La Nation, muffled but not silenced by Peron. quit printing A.P. and New York Times service reports. The government canceled the U.P.'s right to use...

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