The Press: The Hero

Not since the days when Red Grange was roaming the gridirons has ex-Sports-writer Westbrook Pegler found much to admire in men on the public stage. But last week Hearst Columnist Pegler, on a trip to the Dominican Republic (pop. 2,200,000), found a new hero: Dictator Rafael Leonidas Trujillo. In a series on Trujillo and the country he rules, Pegler wrote:

"Rafael L. Trujillo is one of the great men of his time in the Western Hemisphere ... I tell you the so-called dictatorship of Rafael Trujillo in this island fortress against Communism is much...

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