Press: A General on Merry-Go-Round

The best luck that ever befell Drew Pearson and Robert S. Allen was getting discharged from their respective jobs as Washington correspondents. "Bob"' Allen lost his with the Christian Science Monitor three years ago because his boss discovered he was one of the anonymous authors of Washington Merry-Go-Round, best-selling volume of capital tittle-tattle (TIME, Sept. 21, 1931). A year later More Merry-Go-Round appeared, and the Baltimore Sun dropped Drew Pearson, its able newshawk at War and State Departments. Pearson, who had written a chapter in the book scorching Secretary of War Patrick Jay...

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