The Press: The World's Mouthpiece

Every Sunday, Managing Editor Edwin L. James of the New York Times writes a long signed article in his paper. Last Sunday, in his mildly amiable manner, he discussed a curious phenomenon: the positive desire of millions of Americans not to be told the truth about power politics involving Russia.

Wrote James: "Every time the newspapers report from London diplomatic contests, in practically all of which Russia is involved, which is natural enough, editors get many protests, especially when it is recorded that Russia was 'rebuffed' on this or that point, or that...

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