The Press: Victory v. Fraud

In his weekly "Editor's Report" last week, William Randolph Hearst Jr, gave Hearst readers an impartial look at the Taft-Ike battle, then slyly added a story about another ding-dong political race.

Wrote Hearst: "My father was running for something or other. The election results would be in just about edition time and the editors were worried—not only about the result, as it was a very close affair, but about how to beat the competition. The dilemma was resolved by a resourceful editor who printed up two sets of papers in advance and sent them out on the trucks to hold until given...

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