Miscellany: Suydam to Newark

In the opinion of many a Washington newshawk last week the New Deal lost one of its ablest pressagents when Henry West Suydam, Special Executive Assistant to Attorney General Homer Stille Cummings, resigned to write political articles and editorials for the Newark News. A onetime registered Republican, Henry Suydam joined Mr. Cummings' staff in 1934, brought about an immediate improvement in his principal's "press." No snowstorm of mimeographed releases blew from Mr. Suydam's office, but news-leads which Washington correspondents were usually glad to get.

It was Henry Suydam who took the lid of...

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