The Press: Up from the Ivy League

Edwin A. (for Aloysius) Lahey is a stubby, rumpled Chicago Daily News correspondent who is one of the top U.S. labor reporters. Some colleagues go even farther. New York Timesman Meyer Berger, who is often called the best U.S. reporter, says: "Ed Lahey is the best reporter in America." Next week, Reporter Lahey, 53, will take over from Veteran Paul R. (for Roscoe) Leach, 65, who is retiring as head of the Washington bureau for John S. Knight's Chicago Daily News and the other Knight newspapers (the Detroit Free Press, Akron Beacon-Journal, Miami...

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