The Press: Mr. Mowrer Remembers

It was because he was so young and gullible-looking, he thought, that sneaky little men in the Paris streets kept trying to sell him dirty postcards. Anyhow, "after studying the matter, I bought a pair of spats and a cane, and started growing a small mustache," wrote Paul Scott Mowrer, 35 years later. With this protective disguise, he settled down to cover France for the Chicago Daily News. His specific instructions were: look for lively feature stories, and don't write about European politics unless you absolutely have to.

Last week, Paul Scott Mowrer (rhymes...

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