The Press: Go Ahead & Shoot

In its skirmish with U.S. newspaper publishers, the American Newspaper Guild (C.I.O.) was playing no favorites. Guild pickets last week methodically patrolled J. David Stern's pro-labor Philadelphia Record and Camden (N.J.) Courier-Post. Back in 1934, when the Guild didn't even have coffee money, Dave Stern was the first publisher to sign a Guild contract.

Stern's papers were target No. 2 in the Guild's national campaign to get $100 a week for experienced reporters. The first enemy, Hearst's Los Angeles Herald & Express (TIME, Sept. 23), was still shut down and the strike was...

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