The Press: Fargo Fakery

Last week when Franklin Roosevelt's special train rolled into Bismarck, N. Dak. in the course of its travels through the drought area, it also rolled into a story which brought nationwide attention to a smalltown newspaper. Aboard the Presidential Pullmans were placed scores of copies of the Fargo (N. Dak.) Forum, whose front page displayed a strange yarn. Because a corps of the nation's nimblest newshawks were also on the train, Republican editors throughout the land were soon rubbing their hands over a dispatch which, on quick reading, seemed to convict the...

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