The Press: Change at the Guardian

Britain's Manchester Guardian, which rose from a provincial weekly to become one of the world's most famed newspapers, will mark an event this week that has occurred only four times before in its 101 years as a daily: the debut of a new editor. To replace shy, stubby (5 ft. 5 in.) A. P. (for Alfred Powell) Wadsworth, who is stepping down at 65 because of ill health, the Guardian will install 36-year-old Foreign Editor Hector Alastair Hetherington, a journalist for only ten years and a staffer for six.

In taking over the Guardian's...

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