The Press: At the White House

Feeding news to a President is no easy task. President Coolidge likes his news boiled down. He does not want to wade through endless newspapers, and he does not want to look at any articles that do not interest him.

French Strother, writing in The World's Work on a visit to the White House explained how the nation's journalism was predigested for the President: a corps of secretaries scan innumerable papers; all items interesting to the President are clipped and pasted on large sheets of yellow paper, these sheets are then arranged in...

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