TITLE

Washington Notes

AUTHOR(S)
T. R. B.
PUB. DATE
April 1941
SOURCE
New Republic;4/21/41, Vol. 104 Issue 16, p531
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Focuses on issues related to freedom of the press in the United States. View that the American press has been protecting its Constitution-given freedom from one imaginary threat or another ever since President Franklin D. Roosevelt took office; Report that Elisha Hanson, counsel to the American Newspaper Publisher's Association (ANPA), has made freedom of the press synonymous with chiseling in almost every department of the government; Resignation of David Stern, publisher of The Philadelphia Record from the ANPA in protest against its pusillanimous bickering over reforms directly affecting the profits of the press; Discussion on the issue of censorship by government officials and representatives of the press at private meetings; Report that the press, divided between its agreement that military secrets be kept and a vague distrust of anything done by the New Deal, particularly anything smacking of censorship, was left in a pitiable plight.
ACCESSION #
14706593

 

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