"Then there are a host of propaganda news letters. In reading any propaganda news service it is therefore just as well to make the same allowances you would make in reading any other publication." (pp 142-146)
"The printed word has, except for brief periods, always been under control. The Vatican still maintains its 'index expurgatorius'. In America we have more subtle methods. Newspapers, magazines, publishing houses, have been bought or bought into, their policies changed. Writers of books, once bold and free, are now cautious and avoid interference. Such writers find a ready market for their wares. Those who do not conform seldom find publishers. No man in this country has been more influential in determining editorial and publishing and educational policies these past twenty years than Thomas Lamont." ( What Makes Lives)
Declaring that the record proves the statements of both President Roosevelt and Secretary Hull "are deliberate falsehoods", Representative Tinkham, July 12, in the House unloosed a slashing attack against the administration's foreign policy and asserted that "their disclaimers of United States participation and involvement in territorial and political affairs of Europe and Asia are utterly false".
Tinkham was referring to Hull's July 5 reply to von Ribbentrop's reminder that the second part of the Monroe Doctrine implied that the