The Press: Lightning Rod

Lightning rod of the modern press is the news-camera man. Most persons who are subjected to unwelcome publicity see the wisdom of treating reporters civilly. But let a camera click and click goes something in the overwrought subject's brain. If anyone is going to get hit it is the camera man. During the past fortnight, press lightning rods had the following experiences:

In Kansas City, Missouri's white-crowned, red-faced onetime U. S. Senator James A. ("Jim") Reed was defending a Mrs. Myrtle Bennett, on trial for the murder of her husband (TIME, March...

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