The Press: Heyday

As William Randolph Hearst sat down to dinner one evening last week he had good reason to reflect that of all his crowded, exciting 67 years, the year 1930, especially the Indian Summer weeks thereof, were among the most exciting and satisfactory he had ever known. His company this evening were of the most distinguished. The list next morning in the newspapers would begin "Former President & Mrs. Calvin Coolidge, Mr. & Mrs. Owen D. Young. . . ." And among the stags were Vincent Astor,...

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