The Press: Muzzled

Pushing back his chair at a banquet of the Maine Society of New York, Congressman Carroll L. Beedy of Maine rose and raged at the press through a microphone.

"Financial gain formulates the policy of the men who control the metropolitan papers," cried he. "The Times boasted that exploitation of Lindbergh had increased its circulation, and the World that its circulation had been increased by printing details about Dempsey and Tunney. These were proper subjects.

"The Scripps-Howard papers claimed to have won additional readers through their handling of the Snyder-Gray murder, and the...

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