Milestones: Petit Parisien

The newspaper with the largest circulation in the world (2,000,000), with 15 editions a day, with 18,000 out-of-town distributing agents, with a reputation built on conservatism rather than sensationalism, is in the hands of a woman. U. S. born and bred Mme. Paul Dupuy (née Helen Browne of Manhattan) took charge of the Petit Parisien last year when her husband died. Last week, recovering from an operation, she sat in bed, talked into a telephone, directed her editors to put such-and-such on the front page, to ignore...

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