Press: Front Page Revolution

Unlike the great planters and white trash farther north, the white men of southeastern Alabama are neither very rich nor very poor, work harder than their Negro help and run to rugged individualism. In that section is the drowsy market town of Dothan (pop.: 16,000) and the combustible newspaper family of Hall which won the Dothan Eagle three generations ago in a draw poker game. Slim, red-headed Editor Julian Hall, 33, is a first-rate newspaperman, an Alabama "character," a humorist of distinction. Under the Dothan Eagle's heading, Editor Hall daily prints the Biblical...

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