The Press: Exception

For nearly a month, Moscow's censors had hardly touched blue pencil to any correspondent's copy (TIME, Nov. 19). But Randolph Churchill, the conceited son of a great man, was still being censored.

"Demobbed" from his father's old regiment, the 4th Queen's Own Hussars, and unseated from Parliament at the last election, Randolph at 34 was still regarded by his friends as "promising." His latest fling was in an old Churchillian field: journalism. United Feature Syndicate had signed him to a one-year contract, sold his column to 80 papers in the U.S. and abroad, told him Europe was his beat. His first col...

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