The Press: New Boss for the A. P.

"I've given 33 years to the Associated Press, and it's been very demanding,'' said Frank J. Starzel. "I can illustrate it best by repeating something one of my children said to my wife some years ago: 'Is there anything wrong with Daddy? He's going to be home for Thanksgiving.'" Last week the A.P.'s Starzel took a step that will assure him Thanksgivings at home from now on. At 58, seven years short of compulsory retirement age, he is leaving his post as general manager of the world's largest wire service.

Starzel's retirement came as...

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