The Press: Newshawks' Guild

Fat, romantic Colyumist Heywood Broun of the New York World-Telegram likes to back lost causes, pat underdogs. Some two months ago he hatched a plan which looked like a sure loser—the forming of a New York newspapermen's guild. He well knew the standard arguments against it. Out of many similar attempts in the past, only those in Milwaukee and Scranton, Pa. had effectively survived. Publishers were hostile. Newsmen, especially in New York, were too proud, too individualistic, too footloose to sign lodge cards. But that was just the kind of set-up that...

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