The Press: Scooper Scooped

Publisher William Randolph Hearst advanced $200,000 to finance the Graf Zeppelin's globe-trot. In return, correspondents for his newspapers and his alone (in the U. S.) were carried on the flight. When Commander Dr. Hugo Eckener steamed up New York Harbor last fortnight on an official welcoming tug after getting back to Lakehurst, eager Hearst photographers snapped him and snapped him; eager Hearst editors spread the photographs on flaring Hearst pages in the grand finale of Publisher Hearst's world "scoop" of the flight.

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