Career As Planned

When Kitty Fischman had her first baby she wired her old city editor on the Chicago Times: "Can you use a good newspaperman?" He wired back: "I sure can." Kitty has kept the lad working toward the job ever since.

First she nicknamed him "Scoop"; then she named him Harve Bennett—because it sounded like a byline. Before he started school mother Kitty had taught him to recite by heart the names of all the U.S. presidents. When he was ten, she marched him down to Chicago's station WLS. For the next five years, Harve was a Quiz Kid, one of the best....

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