The Press: Broun's Successor

When Heywood Broun died last month at 51 he left the American Newspaper Guild, which he had organized and pre sided over for six years, in a ticklish spot.

Ever since the Guild was founded in 1933 there had been rumblings of discord in its bowels : accusations of Communism, scorn fully ignored, factional bitterness, quietly suppressed.

Because he was loved for his humanitarian spirit by most newspapermen, be cause he was gracious and a subtle theorist, Heywood Broun's own personality had kept harmony in the Guild. But with Broun gone, there was more...

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