TITLE

Washington Notes

AUTHOR(S)
T. R. B.
PUB. DATE
December 1941
SOURCE
New Republic;12/22/41, Vol. 105 Issue 25, p860
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the publication of a secret plan of military and naval action against Japan by Arthur Krock, head of the Washington Bureau of "The New York Times." Plan to defend rather than abandon the Philippines in the event of war with Japan revealed at a press conference called by General George C. Marshall; Publication of the story by Krock; Claim that Krock was aware that Saburo Kurusu, the Japanese peace envoy in the U.S. might learn of the change in the U.S. Far Eastern strategy; Announcement made by the U.S. President that no war news would be made available until it was known to be accurate; Criticism of the announcement by Krock; Need for an effective censorship of strategic military information.
ACCESSION #
14692689

 

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