The Press: Ousted

Reuters Correspondent Leopold Herman, veteran of ten years' service in Iran and a newsman with a special reputation among his fellow correspondents for painstaking accuracy, was ordered from the country by the government last week. The charge: false reporting. Said the government: Herman's story that Mossadegh recently left the Majlis chamber under armed guard because of the mob outside was not true. Replied Herman: all the correspondents on the spot had seen the guard. Herman is the fourth correspondent who has been ousted from Iran in six months.

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