The Press: Hearst Nonsentence

William Randolph Hearst Jr., 37, heir apparent to the Hearst publishing empire, is already vice president and director of Hearst Corp. and American Newspapers Inc., publisher of the New York Journal-American, and currently—with his second wife, Lorelle McCarver Hearst—one of Father Hearst's most favored war correspondents. His copy, lavishly displayed in Hearstpapers, is edited only by Father Hearst himself. Last week Hearst-reading students of syntax puzzled over this Junior-written and presumably Senior-edited passage in a cabled dispatch from London:

"Inasmuch as these shows are pretty similar, plus the fact that we had seen two already, added to which I had been working...

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