The Press: Childs to the Tribune Tower Came

Few interviewers have been admitted in recent months to the walnut-paneled office of Colonel Robert Rutherford McCormick. But last week the tall, testy, taciturn publisher of the Chicago Tribune (circ. 925,000) consented to receive one. The lucky fellow was suave Columnist Marquis W. Childs (circ. 7,500,000), who has succeeded the late Raymond Clapper in 108 newspapers (187 took Clapper). Next day in Chicago's tabloid Daily Times Colonel McCormick could read Childs's bread-&-butter letter. It was a Childs-like appraisal of "one of the major myths of our times."

"The Colonel's build-up has been...

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