The Press: Maine's May

Oldtimers on Capitol Hill could not recall a similar event. All of the Congresswomen, the entire delegation from Maine and about 30 members of the press had been invited. The Speaker and other House leaders were asked to drop in. The place: the Capitol dining room of the Speaker of the House. The occasion: a luncheon, given by Maine Congresswoman Margaret Smith, for Mrs. Elizabeth May Craig, Washington correspondent for 17 years and now the new president of the Women's National Press Club.

As Washington correspondent for five Maine newspapers (Portland's Press-Herald,...

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