The Press: Confidential Stuff

Reminiscing in Chicago last week about his 1948 election victory (which is one of the things he likes to do most), Harry Truman dropped a gleeful footnotelet to the campaign.

Said he: "The president of the greatest paper in the U.S., and by that I mean the New York Times, not the Chicago Tribune* had a talk with the Pope, who incidentally is a very good friend of mine, even if I am a Baptist. [Times Publisher Arthur Hays] Sulzberger told the Pope that . . . there was not a chance I would be...

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