The Press: Revolution?

When he got home last week from his trip to the Orient, Colonel Robert R. McCormick found a reception committee waiting on the sidewalk. They were pickets from the International Typographical Union, on strike against the Trib and five other major Chicago dailies. The Colonel walked past them into his Tribune Tower.

With somewhat less ease the Chicago papers had also bypassed the printers. In three weeks of strike, the papers had worked the major kinks out of the new photoengraving (VariType) process that had replaced typesetting. Papers were normal size, and readers...

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