The Press: Battle for the Freeman

As an editor and president of the fortnightly Freeman, John Chamberlain, 49, was prepared from the start for people "either to love or hate us." But he never expected the two groups to form right on the magazine's own staff and fight it out in the Freeman's offices on Manhattan's Madison Avenue, as they were doing last week. Before the war broke out, the Freeman had reached a measure of success in its determination to be the best-known "right-wing magazine of opinion" in the U.S. In two years its circulation had climbed from a...

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