The Press: Unnecessary Torture

Dean Sothern Jennings, 28, son of the pastor of San Francisco's fashionable St. Luke's Episcopal Church, was No. 1 rewriteman on Hearst's Call-Bulletin. Last May that paper's chapter of the American Newspaper Guild elected him delegate to the St. Paul convention, and Newsman Jennings arranged his vacation accordingly. At the last minute the city editor, managing editor and publisher all informed Jennings he could not be spared at that time. Said Hearst's Publisher Robert Paul Holliday: "The only way you can have this vacation money is to resign." Dean Jennings took his...

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