Newspapers: What to Read in the Cow Palace

As the site of a national political convention, San Francisco offers many advantages—which may be why the Republican Party has chosen it twice in eight years. Its precipitous hills produce women long and firm of limb. It abounds with good hotels, fine restaurants and postcard vistas. It also fields three dailies favorably disposed to the Republican cause: Hearst's morning Examiner, the morning Chronicle, and Hearst's evening News Call Bulletin. To this triad must be added a fourth: the Oakland Tribune, published just across the bay by former Republican U.S. Senator William Knowland....

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