The Press: Dramatist to Doghouse

If newspapermen are notoriously an improvident breed, one shining exception is 35-year-old Talcott Williams Powell, son of an Episcopal rector, godson and namesake of the first director of the Pulitzer (Columbia) School of Journalism. Talcott Powell, anxious to make his mark in the world, has kept a performance chart on himself ever since he was a cub reporter on the New York Sun. Graphing his status from year to year, he projected his curve upward to assistant on the city desk of the New York Herald Tribune, upward to the general managership of...

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