The Press: A Friendly Arrangement

The long-distance call from New York to Louisville connected two old friends: Captain Harry F. Guggenheim, 73, owner of Long Island's Newsday, and Mark F. Ethridge, 67, who recently retired after a long career as editor and publisher of the Louisville Courier-Journal. "I need you out here, Mark," said Guggenheim. Said Ethridge: "I'll do everything I can." He flew East, thinking he knew exactly what Harry wanted: a friend's guidance during the difficult period of adjustment following the death of his wife, Alicia Patterson, Newsday's creator and editor (TIME, July 12). But to...

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