The Press: Polar Pictures

History will record Rear Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd not only as a dauntless expedition executive, as the first man to fly over both Poles, but as a character exceeded in lines of newspaper space during 1928-30 only by the U. S. President. For nearly two years the New York Times has carried a story on the activities of the Byrd expedition every day. By arrangement, 47 U. S. newspapers have done likewise.

Last week, for the first time since he passed out of sight into the Antarctic, several million newsreaders were given a...

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