841.721/3: Telegram

The Ambassador in the United Kingdom ( Kennedy ) to the Secretary of State

1340. Cable, telephone and press censorship imposed this evening. Censor stationed in every telegraph office. All wireless telephony and all telephone service to the Continent and overseas prohibited. Exception made for telephone and telephony calls to and from this Embassy and the Department, and for the Bank of England to and from the United States. Arrangements already made for American commentators to broadcast from Great Britain to the United States will be allowed to proceed.