The Press: Censorship, North and South

Rarely has a magazine had a harder time getting put to bed than Scanlan's November issue. The muckraking monthly has been struggling since Oct. 1 to find a printer who would handle the edition. Given over to "Guerrilla War in the U.S.A.," the November Scanlan's contains drawings and instructions on how to construct, place and detonate types of homemade bombs. At least eight printers said no.

Several said that their refusal was based on doubts about Scanlan's financial situation, but Dun & Bradstreet says that the magazine's latest net worth is $497,976. Scanlan's Editor Sidney E. Zion says that the refusal is...

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