The Press: Howard's Heart Change

THE PRESS

Future historians may well show special curiosity about one phenomenon of U. S. journalism in the last few years of crisis —the fact that U. S. newspaper publishers have shifted their positions more frequently and more drastically than have U. S. politicians. And one of the more interesting case histories may well be Publisher Roy Wilson Howard, of the traditionally "liberal" Scripps-Howard chain.

Willing New Dealer in Roosevelt's first term, he cooled noticeably following the Court-packing plan and Reorganization bill, sealed his change of heart with a studied rebuff of the President's invitation to go to South...

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