The Press: What Were They Saying?

Four years ago, when Emil Hurja was a Democratic statistician quietly estimating how many votes his boss would get for the Presidency, his staff in Washington included a young man named James Twohey. It was Mr. Twohey's job to analyze newspaper opinions, turn them into charts and figures for Mr. Hurja.

Last week Emil Hurja, still in Washington, was publishing a magazine, The Pathfinder. And James Twohey, having tried his hand at various private surveys, brought out his own weekly Analysis of Newspaper Opinion, using the same statistical methods he developed under Mr. Hurja. Twohey thinks his news statistics give at least...

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