The Press: New High for Low

Only a small minority of U.S. newspaper readers have had a chance to see the brilliant cartoons of David Low, Britain's great political cartoonist. The New York Times, which for six years has held the U.S. rights to Lord Beaverbrook's brightest star, made no attempt to syndicate his cartoons. The Times let him shine only in its Sunday paper (circ. 1,148.000), occasionally let others reprint his work..(The only other regular U.S. outlet was the weekly Nation—circ. 45,000.)

The measly U.S. circulation and take of $100 a week was far from satisfactory to the Beaver...

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