The Press: Broun v. World

Heywood Broun, most liberal of colyumists, and the World, most liberal Manhattan English-speaking daily, fell out. Mr. Broun wrote two vivid attacks on the Sacco & Vanzetti prosecution. The World printed them.* The World then advised Mr. Broun (casually, he says: pointedly, they say) to write about something else. He wrote two more pieces about Messrs. Sacco & Vanzetti. The World refused them print. Readers asked why. Ralph Pulitzer, son of the late Joseph Pulitzer through whose genius the World grew famed, signed a statement. He caused the statement to be published...

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