The Press: The Spectacular Highway

In Miami, where newspapers have campaigned against everything from bookies and police graft to female impersonators, newspaper crusades usually die as quickly as they flare up. A notable exception was a crusade by James M. Cox's Miami Daily News (circ. 100,177). By last week it had already swept a handful of state officials out of office-and it looked as if the campaign was just really getting under way. The News started off with an investigation of the toll district in the middle of the 122-mile Overseas Highway connecting the Florida Keys with the mainland. Built 16 years ago for $3,640.000 the...

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