Reporters at last week's White House press conference were given Harry Truman's off-the-record comments on the state of the Korean truce negotiations. Later, the wire services were allowed to send the President's remarks over the tapes, for editors' information only. Among those who heard Truman's off-the-record talk, and presumably forwarded it to their bosses: Jean Montgomery of Tass, the official Russian news agency, and the New York Daily Worker's Rob F. Hall.


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