Constitution Amended: Constitution Amended

Until it came time to move, the Atlanta Constitution never realized how much junk it had around the house. There was a steamboat wheel in a tobacco-stained corner, a stuffed mallard duck suspended uncertainly over the city desk, a sign that said: DON'T STARE AT THE EDITOR—YOU MAY BE CRAZY YOURSELF SOME DAY.

Last week, the Constitution moved, lock, stock & stuffed duck from its cluttered, turreted brick building to a new, $1,500,000, streamlined, aluminum-trimmed plant. The new building was, roughly, Georgia-shaped. To prepare the staff for the shock of a clean newsroom with wastebaskets and ash trays, a quiet...

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