The Press: Modern Los Angeles

Year ago in Los Angeles appeared a new local monthly magazine called The Critic of Critics. Its announced aim was "to rid the city of such persons as Mayor Porter, Rev. Robert ["Fighting Bob"] Shuler, and show up other long hairs who try for fame or money by limiting personal liberty of Americans." In ensuing months the scope of the publication grew wider, its purpose less clearly defined. A typical article of last month's issue was "Guy McAfee, 'Capone' of L. A."—an expose of the purported vice-reign of Former Policeman McAfee. The magazine had...

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