The Press: Yes or No

The strike against Scripps-Howard's World-Telegram & Sun had gone on for seven weeks. Some members of the New York Newspaper Guild last week were fed up. Twenty-two strikers formed the "Guild Committee for Common Sense," dispatched a letter to some 450 fellow strikers, urging an end to the walkout, and started a postcard poll.

Said the committee: "Because of the tyrannical grip a small clique has upon the W-T&S unit . . . anyone who questions the leadership is called a traitor . . . The time has come for a reasonable and fair approach ... Scripps-Howard has money in the...

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