The Press: Curious Fellow

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For a few days last September, German bombers were expected over London's fabled Fleet Street at almost any moment. Gas masks took their place among the teacups and typewriters in the "big rooms" (city rooms in the U. S.) of England's enormous daily newspapers, and air-raid drills were held between deadlines.

Shiniest target in Fleet Street or anywhere else in London is the spectacular "Black Glass House" of Lord Beaverbrook's Daily Express. Editorially, however, the Express was far from worried, shouting nearly every day across the top of its front page: THE...

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