The Press: New Job for Mauldin

Just before he flew off to Europe on a combined holiday and art-buying tour, Joseph Pulitzer Jr., 49, publisher of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch (circ. 378,293) and grandson of its founder, tarried long enough to take a phone call from his editorial cartoonist, Bill Mauldin (TIME cover, July 21). Mauldin's message was brief: he was leaving the P-D (which was recently added to the official White House reading list, replacing the New York Herald, Tribune's for a better-paying job on Marshall Field Jr.'s Chicago Sun-Times (circ. 551,529). "Well," said Pulitzer levelly, after expressing...

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