From the floods of Axis short-wave propaganda, U.S. receiving antennas recently fished such items as these:
¶After long consultation with Confucius, U.S. Poet Ezra Pound (TIME, Jan. 26) returned from retirement to the Rome Radio. This, Rome blandly announced, was "in accordance with the Fascist policy of . . . free expression of opinion by those who are qualified to hold it."
¶Axis short-wavers suddenly ganged up on U.S. Secretary of the Navy Frank Knox. One fairy tale: that Knox had been furious at not being allowed to ride into Honolulu on a white horse.
¶A new technique was picked up...