The Press: Reporter Rogers

Last week in St. Louis, death from heart failure came to John T. Rogers of the Post-Dispatch and ended the career of the last authentic Star Reporter of national renown. Fifty-five when he died, Reporter Rogers had worked on the Post-Dispatch for 20 years, on other papers for 13 before that. If his exploits are made the basis for a melodramatic newspaper film, the script will require the addition of no synthetic excitement, for Reporter Rogers' professional life was as adventurous as they come.

To Reporter Rogers, sprawling St. Louis and its adjacent territory...

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