The Press: World Stunt

On September 30, Herbert Roslyn ("Bud") Ekins of the Scripps-Howard New York World-Telegram, Dorothy Kilgallen of Hearst's New York Journal and Leo Kieran of the New York Times set off on the Hindenburg to race around the world on commercial airlines as a publicity stunt for their respective papers. Bad planning on the part of the Journal and Times, plus a couple of offside jumps by Reporter Ekins, soon put that World- Telegram man far in the lead. This week he completed the world trip in 18 days, 14 hr., 56 min., 50 and 2/5...

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