The Press: In Bay Front Park

Any newspaperman will tell you that Fred W. Mizer, manager of Miami's radio station WQAM, missed the chance of a lifetime one night last week in Miami's Bay Front Park. When stumpy little Joe Zangara started shooting at President-elect Roosevelt. Mr. Mizer had the story—or at least the means of getting it instantly to the nation—right in his hand. No newshawk, he let the chance go by out of diplomacy or excitement.

Mr. Roosevelt finished his brief broadcast, handed the lapel microphone to the station manager. To fill in, Mr. Mizer began to...

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