The Press: The Unreadable Press

The New York Times told a piece of last week's news this way:

President Truman recommended to Congress today a sweeping revision of legislation under which the Executive Branch of the Government has been exercising extraordinary powers pursuant to declarations of a state of emergency by President Roosevelt in 1939 and in 1941. This step was foreshadowed in his message to Congress Feb. 3. ...

The tabloid New York Daily News told it this way:

President Truman today asked Congress to repeal 24 wartime control laws outright and listed 78 others he wanted to be extended...

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