The Press: News for the Chief

From his cream-colored Beverly Hills mansion, aged (85), ailing William Randolph Hearst periodically sends down orders to the 17 daily Hearstpapers for a new blast against an old hate—the vivisection of animals by medical scientists. Hearstlings dutifully grind out editorials and cartoons assailing vivisectionists as "dog torturers" who experiment on animals for the joy of "seeing them suffer."

Last month a different kind of order went out from "the Chief" at Beverly Hills. Dr. Myron Prinzmetal, 41, one of the top U.S. heart specialists and Hearst's personal physician, was showing a movie on his...

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