Publishers: Survival of the Fittest

Of the some 1,000 publishers who attended the annual American Newspaper Publishers Association meeting in New York last week, the oldest was Edward King Gaylord, 95. Yet he was far from the least active. Characteristically, the Oklahoma City publisher attended almost every session of the four-day affair and found time as well to pay a call on his newspapers' national advertising representative, George Katz, 96. The Oklahoman's only complaint: "In New York, people get to work too late and go home too early."

Back in his beloved Oklahoma City this week, Gaylord is...

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