The Press: 53 Editors, One Swoosh

Japan's idea of truth, as gleaned by the Federal Communications Commission from a recent Domei (Jap official news agency) broadcast in English from Tokyo, beamed to Australia and Europe:

"Yes, I knew it would happen. After all you can't blame a dictator like Roosevelt for getting a bit hot under the collar when a paper like TIME picked Joseph Stalin as the most outstanding personality of 1942. So Roosevelt ordered his troops to arrest 53 [American] newspaper and magazine editors. . . . Shades of the Gestapo. Fifty-three editors in one swoosh. . . ."


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