Press: Federalist Revived

From 1783 to 1788, The Independent Journal helped make U. S. history. Published twice a week, its most famed feature was a column called "The Federalist." which contained editorials written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay. Last week in Manhattan, the Columbia School of Journalism revived The Independent Journal. Printed on four sheets of rough paper, the new edition copied the make-up of the old as closely as possible.

Edited by Dean Carl W. Ackerman of the Columbia School of Journalism, the Independent Journal will be devoted to political discussion,...

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