The Press: Secrets

Never had the Office of Censorship been more determined in warning the press: let there be no slightest hint about the where & when of the Big Three meeting.

Whether or not the U.S. press did its best, plenty of others did their worst. At the President's Birthday Ball (which the President did not attend), Cinemactress Veronica Lake prayed: "Godspeed him home, wherever he is." Senate Majority Leader Alben W. Barkley, rushing to the rescue of Henry Wallace, told the Senate that Franklin Roosevelt was "on the verge" of meeting Stalin and Churchill. London...

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