The Press: Again, Macfadden

When public figures marry, it is customary for the U. S. press to make them share their happiness with the public through descriptions and photographs of the ceremony and sleuthy reports on the honeymoon. James A. ("Bud") Stillman Jr. and Backwoods Girl Lena Wilson were beleaguered in their Manhattan hotel after his mother had thrown plates at news photographers (TIME, Aug. 8, 1927). The Charles A. Lindberghs were hounded along the New England coast, spied on in Maine (TIME, June 17). The John Coolidges received kinder treatment but were "covered" even in...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!