The Press: Too Exclusive

From his Broadway beat, Columnist Leonard Lyons last week also reported an exclusive White House story. "David K. Niles, veteran member of the White House staff," wrote Lyons in the New York Post and 72 other newspapers, "is compiling statistics on WPA graduates who become successful. Its purpose is to show that the income taxes they paid, and paid by others who earned money through the efforts of those WPA men, totaled more than the cost of WPA."†

White House newsmen, who went to Niles to check up, got no story. But they did get an interesting insight on the way...

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