The Press: Merz for Finley

In 1920 two crusading young editors of the New Republic named Charles Merz and Walter Lippmann wrote a scholarly.

42-page indictment of the New York Times for the biased way they thought it handled the Russian revolution. Time brings all things. Mr. Lippmann is now an editorial keystone on the conservative New York Herald Tribune. Last week Charles Merz was made successor to 75-year-old Dr. John Huston Finley as editor of the conservative New York Times, in charge of the editorial page.

Dr. Finley. who took over the editorship in April 1937 after...

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