The Press: Newshawks, Seals

To cover the opening game of the World Series last week some 350 working newspapermen were actively engaged at Detroit's Navin Field. That night the momentous doings between the Detroit Tigers and the Chicago Cubs were swept from the nation's headlines to make way for War. In the heart of Ethiopia, in a city populated by 70,000 blackamoors, some 68 of the world's crack newsmen were feverishly at work reporting the biggest story since Charles Augustus Lindbergh Jr. was snatched from his crib in Hopewell.

Most of them were newspaper career-men, highly...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!