The Press: Return of a New Yorker

Just nine months ago pink-cheeked, boyish Gary Bok, publisher of the Philadelphia Public Ledger, walked into an editorial meeting and announced with pride that he had hired as editor at $15,000 a year one of the best-known newspapermen in the U. S.: Stanley Walker.

City editor of the New York Herald Tribune for seven sparkling years, author of a rapid-fire book of reminiscences called Mrs. Aster's Horse, frequent contributor to The New Yorker, Stanley Walker was a name to make any publisher's cheeks glow with satisfaction.

Then followed a glorious celebration. The Ledger took a full-page advertisement in Editor & Publisher to announce...

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