The Press: Suburban Seer

The first time Wythe Williams went to Europe he watched Kaiser Wilhelm II and Theodore Roosevelt bury Edward VII. Wythe Williams was a reporter on vacation from the New York World. After the funeral, everybody went home but Wythe Williams. He worked in Europe for the next 25 years. During that time he called Georges Clemenceau "a terrible old man" and was thanked by the Tiger of France for "having the nerve to say such things"; he scooped the world on the substitution of Nivelle for Joffre as the French Army's Commander-in-Chief; he...

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