The Press: A Tough Customer

Justly famed as one of the few truly distinguished U.S. newspapers, the evening St. Louis Post-Dispatch has long paraded across its local press landscape with its nose held high in the air, hardly deigning to admit that its competition even existed. But no longer. As of now, the liberal, articulate P-D is engaged in a circulation fight and it is throwing men, money and even Tangle Town puzzles into the struggle. Concedes Post-Dispatch Business Manager Fred Rowden: "It may not be appealing, but you have...

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