The Press: The Great Transformation

The New York Daily News, which covers sexy, sensational stories with a flair that no other tabloid can match, last week broke a story that surprised even hardened News readers. Splashed across Page One was a banner headline: EX-G.I. BECOMES BLONDE BEAUTY. Said the story: "A Bronx youth, who served two years in the Army during the war and was honorably discharged, has been transformed by the wizardry of medical science into a beautiful woman." Under the banner were pictures of George W. Jorgensen, 26, the George who "is no more," and Christine,...

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