The Press: Turnabout

With an assurance born of the conviction that Texas is part of Colorado (for circulation purposes, at least), the Denver Post sent its crime editor, Gene Lowall, into Dallas last January. On assignment as roving "house dick" for the Post (TIME, Oct. 31), husky, balding Newsman Lowall spent four busy days talking crime with members of Dallas' upper & underworld.

The Post played up his findings in a six-part series last month on "the Southwest's culture and crime center." It contained little that was new. But by the old newspaper trick of totaling up...