Press: Dealey of Dallas

During the 52 years George Bannerman Dealey has worked for and run the Dallas News (a.m.) and Journal (p.m..), those newspapers have taken more than one unpopular but righteous stand. They were against the Ku Klux Klan during its heyday in Texas in the early 19205. They bucked demagogic Governor "Jim" Ferguson. They refused to take oil promotion advertising during the Burkburnett, Ranger, Eastland and East Texas booms. Last week, seven days after the Legislature outlawed all forms of race-track betting in Texas, Publisher Dealey, now 77, again placed his papers in...

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