The Press: Uphill Victory

The loudest voice in Kansas City is the Kansas City Star and the loudest voice on the Star is hefty Managing Editor Roy Roberts'. For two years the Star's power and Roberts' weight have been pitted against Kansas City's $6,000,000 Union Station. "One of the best planned and most imposing [stations] this side of New York," editorialized the Star—but everybody who gets off a train has to mount two flights of steps to the lobby! "Ask the person with a weak heart who has just come here to see a doctor. Ask the woman who has just carried a baby and...

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