The Press: From Howard to Hearst

Like a bagpipe, Westbrook Pegler is raucous, penetrating, effective in arousing belligerent emotions. But also like a bagpipe, he is monotonously limited in range and variety. Last week it was announced that Columnist Pegler will shortly begin piping for a new audience. When his contract with Scripps-Howard and its United Feature Syndicate ends in November, the Pegler column will shift to Hearst and Hearst's King Features Syndicate.

Said Pegler: "I am very happy about it. I got another job and a better one. Roy Howard and I have always been good friends and we're...

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