The Press: Foray in Yankeeland

The biggest newspaper in New Hampshire is neither very big nor very famous. But newsmen know the Manchester evening Leader (circ. 20,000) and its morning-after edition, the Union (25,000), as the springboard from which the late Frank Knox bounded to the big time and the Chicago Daily News. Prim and profitable, the Leader has never bothered to put out a Sunday paper, has been content to let Boston dailies grab off most of the morning circulation in town (pop. 80,000).

Since Knox died in 1944, New Englanders have swapped many a rumor about...

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