The Press: Man in a Woman's World

The wonder about most wonder boys is whatever became of them. But no one in the magazine field has to ask what happened to Otis L. Wiese. Twenty years ago this week he was hired by McCall's as a cub assistant. A year later, at 23, he was editor, and took the floundering magazine and its 2,000,000 ladies by the hand. Last week they were still holding hands; the magazine had long stopped floundering and the ladies numbered 3,600,000.

Wiese went to New York in 1926 with a degree from the University of Wisconsin, a letter of introduction to book critic Harry...

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