The Press: Another Patterson

When rugged Joseph Medill moved to Chicago in 1855 and bought the Chicago Tribune, he founded a news dynasty which today controls three of the most potent papers in the U. S. One of his grandsons, Colonel Robert Rutherford McCormick, now runs the Tribune. Another grandson, Captain Joseph Medill Patterson, owns the pioneer tabloid New York Daily News. Granddaughter Eleanor Medill ("Cissie") Patterson publishes the Washington Times-Herald. Their aggregate circulation is close to 3,000,000.

This week another of Joseph Medill's dynasty, brown-eyed, athletic, 30-year-old Alicia Patterson, the Captain's daughter, became a publisher. Wife (since July 1939) of onetime U. S. Ambassador...

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