The Press: You're Another

The dog days had arrived for journeymen of the columning trade: last week the heat had the boys talking to themselves, and writing about each other. .

In a humid humor, Westbrook Pegler, who writes for Hearst, teed off on Ed ("Little Old New York") Sullivan, who writes for the tabloid New York Daily News. One of Ed's columns had caught Peg's bloodshot eye. It "consisted of an open letter to his secretary," wrote Pegler. "This was an unusual device. Usually his secretary writes to him and in this way is able to congratulate...

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