The Press: The Herald's Birthday

Britain's Laborites beamed and patted backs last week on the 21st birthday of the London Daily Herald, the Labor Party's official newspaper. First started as a four-page pleader for striking printers in 1911 and reborn as a general newspaper in 1930, the moneymaking Herald is now Britain's fourth largest daily (circ. 2,000,000), and in its way, a publishing success. Wrote Prime Minister Clement Attlee: "The Labor movement owes it a debt that can never be estimated." Sir Vincent Tewson, general secretary of the Trades Union Congress, added: "May our Herald continue to bring...

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