The Press: Two-Man Show

Publisher Elias Manchester Boddy of the Los Angeles Daily News gazes at no crystal and reads no stars. But when the National Recovery Act went into effect in 1933, Boddy wrote: "It will eventually be thrown out." When the Wagner Act was passed, he said: "Labor regards [it] as a Magna Charta, whereas it will prove to be merely a license for a nationwide fight for union leadership." Months before it happened, Boddy foresaw the German-Russian alliance. Last September he was on the button again. Wrote Boddy in his daily Views of the News column: " . .. Another great movement...