The Press: Back to First Love

Tall, genial Frank H. Bartholomew, 44, is a newsman who has in his time covered for the United Press such topflight news stories as the William Desmond Taylor murder in Los Angeles, the Thalia Fortescue Massie assault case in Honolulu, the Santa Barbara earthquake, the loss of the dirigible Macon. In 1938 he stopped reporting, became a United Press vice president, in charge of the Pacific Coast area. As such he sat behind a San Francisco desk, sent other United Pressmen forth to Pacific battlefields. But Frank Bartholomew grew restless.

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