The Press: The Single-Minded Newsman

On New York's World-Telegram and Sun, Edward J. Mowery, 46, is known as a "singleminded" reporter who never lets go of a story once he gets hold of it. Six years ago Mowery got hold of the case of Louis Hoffner, a dime-store clerk sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a New York City tavern owner in a holdup. Mowery heard about the case as the result of another good piece of reporting; he had just dug up evidence to help free Bertram M. Campbell, a Wall Street customer's man convicted...

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