The Press: Coming Up

Cub reporters on Chicago's grimy police beat are not likely to be treated with courtesy. But this one was. Last week at the East Chicago Avenue station, the police lieutenant on duty deferentially showed him the lockup, the blotter, wished him the best of luck. At the County Building, Coroner A. L. Brodie bustled about, personally paced the newcomer through the office routine. Young (30), Harvard-accented Marshall Field IV took everything in with urbane interest. He was entering Phase 2 of his journalistic education.

Ads & Gags. Phase 1 was a six-month whirl through the circulation and advertising departments of his father's...

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