The Press: Gentleman of the Press

Marshall Field III, a gentleman of leisure for the first 40-odd years of his life, has spent the past ten years trying his best to be ungentlemanly. It comes hard. This week, in his first book (Freedom Is More Than a Word; University of Chicago Press; $2.50), he attempts to tell, in very gentlemanly fashion, what he is up to.

His conversion (from Eton-schooled playboy to the sugar daddy of New Deal journalism) came with the help of Manhattan's famed psychiatrist Dr. Gregory Zilboorg. But Zilboorg and the pre-Zilboorg era of riding to...

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