The Press: Taft's Times-Star

For nearly 50 years, Charles Phelps Taft of Cincinnati left his white Georgian house in prim Pike Street each morning and made his way to his newspaper office, the Times-Star. Neat, small, white-bearded, he was secure in the knowledge that his was one of the Great U. S. Families, for if Lowells and Cabots dominate Boston, it may be said in Cincinnati that Tafts speak only to Longworths. Half-brother of the 27th President of the U. S.. a philanthropist and pillar of right in his community, Publisher Taft dedicated his paper to conservative,...

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