The Press: Postscript

Every evening at 7, last week, the 1,810,076 members of the United Lutheran Church in America were asked to "pray . for the press." The prayer: that "all who gather and publish the news . . . may discharge their trust in the interest of godliness and good order."

"That's O.K. by us," grinned New York's irreverent tabloid Daily News, and suggested a postscript to the prayer:

"P.S.—And oh, Lord, please don't let any American newspaper people ever forget the statement of Wilbur F. Storey, setting forth the aims of the old Chicago Times in 1861: 'It is a newspaper's duty to print...

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