The Press: Land of Bylined Waters

Minnesotans, long inured to outlandish place names, got six more this week when Governor Orville L. (for Lothrop) Freeman conferred the names of famed Minnesota-born (or claimed) newsmen upon previously unchristened lakes. Picked for immortality among the state's 10,000 or more lakes: the New York Times's Pulitzer Prizewinning Harrison E. (for Evans) Salisbury; Look's Editorial Director Daniel D. (for Danforth) Mich; Humorist (Rally Round the Flag, Boys!) Max Shulman; Sig Mickelson, CBS's vice president in charge of news; Reader's Digest Editor (and founder) DeWitt Wallace; and CBS's chief Washington correspondent, North Dakota-born A.(for Arnold) Eric Sevareid, onetime reporter for the Minneapolis...

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