The Press: Subscriptions Canceled

Merely by printing the news, a conscientious U.S. newspaper runs the risk of publishing information valuable to a conscientious spy. But even at the risk of doing a conspirator's legwork, U.S. publishers continue to do their job—and to sell their papers to anyone who pays the price. Deep in the heart of Texas, Publisher Howard McMahon of the Abilene Reporter-News (circ. 57,089) chose to take a different course.

In a routine check on his paper's list of 8,000 mail subscribers, McMahon came upon three curious names. One was Captain Imre Mozsik, assistant military and air attache at the Hungarian legation in Washington....

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