The Press: Guild v. Times

Since January 30 a stuffy room on the mezzanine floor of Manhattan's Times Square Hotel has been the scene of an inquiry into the domestic relations of one of the most respected members of the U. S. press. The defendant: the New York Times. Its accuser: the American Newspaper Guild. The judge: Trial Examiner Tilford E. Dudley, who will give his findings to the National Labor Relations Board, which will eventually hand down a decision. The charge: violation of the Wagner Act by intimidating and discriminating against Guild members.

The Guild has tried to...

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