The Press: Labor's Herald

Clem Attlee waved his honorary union card and assured the grinning pressmen: "It's O.K." Then the Prime Minister pushed a little button, and the presses at Odhams' , started to roll. The London Daily Herald (circ. 2,131,824), British Labor's official newspaper, was 10,000 issues old.

Earlier that night, at the Albert Hall, Reader Attlee had told Editor Percy Cudlipp and 6,000 Laborites why he liked the Herald. Said Attlee: "We do not want a paper like those we see in some countries which just express the views of the government [or] a single man....

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