The Press: Noble Effort

Noble Effort

Citizens of Mexico City take their wives and children into ancient Chapultepec Park for outings. Suppose a man should go raving-mad during such an excursion and suddenly strangle his wife and children for their pocket money or otherwise become sensationally criminal?

In England such a case would not make Page 1 of the Times because that space is used for advertisements. In France the story would be so flavored with Gallic prosody in Le Temps that newsreaders would have difficulty in learning the who-what-where of the affair. In the U. S....

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