The Press: Men & Ink

Suit, Firmly embedded in U. S. folklore is the idea that Gangsterism got its seed and start in the circulation feuds of Chicago newspapers before the War. Last week rich, hardboiled Max Annenberg, now circulation director of the New York News (biggest in the U. S.), pre-War circulation manager in Chicago for Hearst and then the Tribune, took steps to clear his name of having had any part in fostering Chicago rough stuff. His lawyers began a libel suit for $250,000 against Burton Rascoe, author, and Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., publishers of...

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