Palmer Hoyt Goes West

For 200 days Palmer Hoyt tried to run the Domestic Branch of OWI the same way he used to run his newspaper. It had taken him twelve years to grow from copyreader to publisher of the Portland Oregonian; it took him six months to convince Washington once more that the often-lamented shortage of Westerners in the Federal administration is Washington's loss.

When Edwin Palmer ("Ep") Hoyt left OWI last week, he had faithfully kept his three promises of last June: 1) to serve as "a people's advocate" inside the Government; 2) to squeeze real news out of the war...

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