The Press: Complete Rest

On his weekly radio broadcast this week, Columnist Walter Winchell had an item of inside news: He had "been ordered to end all professional activities immediately by [his] doctors . . ." Later he added: "Two heart specialists have told me to take a complete rest for a month. [They] told me I am on the verge of collapse ... It is a terrific shock to me . . ." Next day Hearst's King Features, which syndicates Winchell in some 600 papers, tacked the news on the end of his column. The New York Post, which has been roasting Winchell in...

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