The Press: The Mystery of Mary Agnes

As a reporter for the Chicago Daily News, auburn-haired Edan Wright, 34, has played as many roles as a stock-company actress. She has been everything from a prisoner in a women's jail to a patient in a mental hospital and a waitress in a strip joint. Last week Reporter Wright made the front page again, this time as a detective. Across Page One the News splashed an eight-column banner: 22-YEAR SEARCH FOR KIDNAPED BABY

ENDS. Reporter Wright, crowed the News, had cracked a case that has baffled Chicago police since 1930.

The News had a special interest in the mystery, since the kidnaper...

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