The Press: The Fall of Ivan

For close to 15 years the circulation head of the biggest U.S. daily, the New York News (circ. 2,092,455), has been hulking, bluff Ivan Annenberg, 49, member of a legendary newspaper family. His father Max, circulation boss first of Hearst's Chicago papers and later of Mc-Cormick's Chicago Tribune, directed the roughhouse Hearst-McCormick circulation wars of the early 1900s, later went to New York to build the circulation of the new tabloid News. His Uncle Moe was the boss of U.S. horse-racing news until he was sent to prison in the largest income-tax-evasion case of his time ($9,500,000).* When Max Annenberg died...

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