The Press: Washington Comics

Bald, scholarly Eugene Meyer, longtime managing director of War Finance Corp., lately the distinguished Governor of the Federal Reserve Bank, had a fight last week in Washington with a red-haired lady. The fight was over Andy Gump, Winnie Winkle, Gasoline Alley and Dick Tracy. The lady was Eleanor ("Cissy") Patterson, vivacious editrix of Hearst's Washington Herald. Banker Meyer did not fight in person, but as publisher of the Washington Post which he bought at auction last month (TIME. June 19).

The comic strips about Gump, Winkle, Tracy et al., plus the sports...

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