The Press: High Jinks

Three weeks ago, when Douglas Gorce Corrigan landed his nine-year-old plane in Dublin and cracked a joke about having started out for Los Angeles, the U. S. press crowed with delight. Still crowing last week, they did more than their share in the celebrations that marked the hero's return. Star reporters wrote front-page stories in fake Irish dialect. As a million people watched him go up Broadway, Corrigan's modest self-assurance set Manhattan's press crowing louder than ever. Said F. Raymond Daniell of the Times: "A hero with his tongue in his cheek,...

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