The Press: Return of the Native

Young Carl Rowan has done well since he left his home town of McMinnville, Tenn. eight years ago. He won a Navy V12 scholarship, got one of the few Navy commissions given to Negroes, took a master's degree at the University of Minnesota and went to work as a reporter for the Minneapolis morning Tribune (circ. 185,500). Two months ago, Newshawk Rowan persuaded his editor to let him make a 6,000-mile tour by bus, train and rented cars of 13 Southern states for a series of stories. Last week, the Tribune began front-paging a...

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