The Press: The Nieman Ten

Blessed in the memory of many newspapermen is the late Agnes Wahl Nieman, widow of the Milwaukee Journal's onetime publisher. She left a million dollars to Harvard, with which the university, in 1938, set up a fund to give selected newsmen time off for study at Harvard.

Last week Harvard announced the names of next year's Nieman fellows. For the first time the list included women: dark-haired Mary Ellen Leary, political reporter for the San Francisco News, and blond Charlotte Louise Fitz Henry, Chicago night trunk-wire editor for the Associated Press. Others: Robert Joseph Manning, Washington U.P. staffman; Ben Yablonky, PM foreign...

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