The Press: Delicate Eagle

In deference to readers, The Eagle omits all gruesome details of this disaster.

Readers of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle Beheld this box over the Eagle's frontpage story of Ohio's prison holocaust early last week. The Eagle's account was by the Associated Press. The most gruesome detail (in a description of the deaths of over 300 men by fire) which the Eagle permitted itself to print was this: "Fire and smoke both claimed the lives of the convicts who perished."

"Gruesome details" withheld by the Eagle from its readers, sent by the A. P....

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