Press: Unhappy Ending

C, In Toledo the Blade shrieked "extras" that Hauptmann was sentenced to life imprisonment.

C, In Denver both the loud Post and its rival Rocky Mountain News spread the wrong news.

C, In Washington, Eleanor Medill ("Cissy") Patterson, fiery editor of Hearst's Herald, gleefully squealed: "I'll give $20 for a copy of the Post!" Like a flash a newshawk was out of the office while his boss waited in a fever of anticipation. The Post, published by Eugene Meyer, onetime Governor of the Federal Reserve Board, had been squabbling with "Cissy" Patterson's Herald for...

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