The Press: Exit Evans, Enter Evans

Up on the city room bulletin board of the Nashville Tennessean went a memo last week: "The constructive, liberal policies which have characterized the Nashville Tennessean under the direction of my father will be continued ..." The statement, signed with a bold signature startlingly like that of the late publisher. Silliman Evans, was the work of Silliman Evans Jr. In accord with the "earnest desire" expressed by his father, brisk, self-assured Silliman Evans Jr., 30, will be come the new publisher of one of the South's liveliest and most powerful papers. His brother,...

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