The Press: Life with Evjue

Like many an editor of the old, hell-raising school, triple-chinned William Theodore Evjue is at his best when he has a mad on. As Wisconsin's loudest personal journalist, he lets his purple rages spill over the front page of the Madison Capital Times in roaring editorial torrents. He does not confine himself to print. The hired hands in his newsroom are inured to his thunderous invective.

Last week, 63-year-old Bill Evjue (pronounced Ev-you) was mad again. What irked him this time was the death of the Progressive Party (TIME, March 25). A faithful disciple of old "Fighting Bob" La Follette, he had...

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