Press: Victory on Points

Last week the American Newspaper Guild's seven-month strike of 24 editorial workers against William Randolph Hearst's Milwaukee Wisconsin News came to a peaceful conclusion. Only twelve Guildmen had stuck it out since the February walkout. In Manhattan, General Manager Harry M. Bitner of the Hearstpapers insisted: "The Wisconsin News has accorded no recognition . . . made no settlement with the Guild. The Guild has simply called off its strike." Nevertheless, many an observer felt that, while the Guild had scored no knockout in Milwaukee, it had certainly won a victory...

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