The Press: Coming Apartness

At 10:30 one morning last week, the staff of McCall's—The Magazine of Togetherness—began to come apart. Up to the desk of McCall Corp. President Arthur B. Langlie stalked Editor-Publisher Otis Lee Wiese with a one-sentence resignation. Ten minutes later, Advertising Director Bill Carr (like Wiese, a McCall board member and vice president) was in with his: "I understand that Otis Wiese is no longer with the McCall Corp. . . . This eliminates the last hope I've had for professional management in the company."

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