The Press: Bedtime Headlines-of-the-Week


A Washington dope story under this eight-column screamer amiably assured readers that pleasure drivers would soon get tires—"without hampering the military effort in any way." Readers didn't even blink: it was only Cissy Patterson's Washington Times-Herald again. When Captain Joe Patterson's New York Daily News printed the same story, under the headline RUBBER SHORTAGE A MYTH, INDUSTRY WILL TELL NATION, the New York Post sent a Washington correspondent to Albert L. Viles, president of the Rubber Manufacturers Association, who denied the headline's story.


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