The Press: Newsmen & Unions

Scarcely had Heywood Broun's genial, untidy bulk been laid in its grave last winter when the American Newspaper Guild, which he had founded, burst into a bedlam of argument and dissension, like a roomful of children whose teacher has departed. Charges that the Guild was ruled by a handful of Communists and fellow travelers came to a head last month at the Guild convention in Memphis (TIME, July 22) when rebellious Guildsmen tried in vain to install a new regime.

Last week, in Manhattan, a new menace had risen up to tease the Guild, a...

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