The Press: Digester Out

When he was 33 Arthur Stimson Draper was sent to London as chief of the New York Tribune's European bureaus. Result is that, at 52, Brooklyn-born Arthur Draper sports a Guards mustache, fancies burly tweeds, puffs a briar pipe, boasts a son educated at Cambridge and is a firm believer in Tradition. Consequently his colleagues on the Herald Tribune, to which he had returned as assistant editor, were somewhat surprised when in 1933 Mr. Draper took over the editorship of The Literary Digest with the announcement: "Its columns offer unusual opportunities at...

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