The Press: F.P.A.

"Nothing makes me so angry as to hear somebody say, 'That is too good for a newspaper; it is good enough for a magazine.' I have never seen anything too good to appear in a newspaper."

Two years ago Franklin Pierce Adams, who practiced the art of column writing for nearly 40 years, broke the silence of retirement to comment on a later generation of columnists. "I worked all day and half the night writing and rewriting, polishing and refining each column," he said. "Today's columnists won't work. It's no use to advise them. They...

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