The Press: For an International Free Press

Prevention of future wars through guarantees of international press freedom, a proposal which had been seconded by A.P. General Manager Kent Cooper (TIME, Nov. 22), was again urged: by former Under Secretary of State Sumner Welles.

Said Welles: ". . . Every nation which becomes a member of the [postwar] international organization to be set up should be obligated, as a condition of its adherence, to show that its citizens are guaranteed . . . freedom of religion, of speech and of information."

Next day Columnist Walter Lippmann agreed that "this is a great and...

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