The Press: Mr. Two Million Circulation

Broadway is busy, its nightclubs jammed (TIME, March 22), but Broad way columnists are writing less about Broadway than ever before. Time was when most Broadway columnists concentrated on bedroom trivia about marriages, divorces, impending births and who-was-that-lady items. Since the war began they have written more & more about national and international affairs. They still peep through keyholes and write in keyhole language, but now most of the keyholes are in Washington and Chungking doors.

The shift in emphasis came about be cause most Broadway columnists secretly yearn for the dignity that...

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