Education: Unmentionable Counts

Dear to the heart of Publisher William Randolph Hearst is the notion that he can thwart and confound his enemies by the simple process of keeping their names out of his 33 newspapers. Two months ago Publisher Hearst added to his editors' list of unmentionables the name of Stanford University. Since Stanford is a prime athletic newsmaker, Hearstlings struggled over their sports pages, concocted such lame evasions as ''the Indians," "men from the Farm," ''the University at Palo Alto.'" What purpose his ban served only Publisher Hearst knew. What prompted it, however,...

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