Press: Best Wishes & Best Wishes

When, in August 1932, Frank Aloysius Tichenor hired Alfred Emanuel Smith at a fancy figure to edit his New Outlook, it was not because he valued Citizen Smith's untested talents as a journalist, but because he knew that anything Al Smith said or wrote would be important news. For a year and a half, the most important news that Editor Smith made was criticism of the Roosevelt Administration. In the first issue of the New Outlook, he called the Forgotten Man a myth (TIME, Oct. 10, 1932). In May last year he...

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