The Press: Sherlock Stokes

A Washington reporter's two-year crusade has begun to pay off. Scheduled to go on trial shortly in the District of Columbia are 34 persons already indicted for sedition. A dogged Pinkerton-minded reporter had a big hand in bringing them to book.

In 1940 the Washington Post's grey, sharp managing editor Alexander F. ("Casey") Jones became convinced, that all the pro-isolationist, anti-Semitic propaganda that was then flooding the U.S. was more than mere coincidence. To Reporter Dillard Stokes, who has a nose sharpened by 19 years in U.S. newsrooms, has studied law and authored many...

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