The Press: The Colonel in Tokyo

Colonel Robert Rutherford McCormick is no man to let others transact his important business. When Publisher McCormick decided to go to Tokyo, politicos guessed that General Douglas MacArthur was to be measured for a presidential toga. The Colonel kept in close touch with his Chicago Tribune readers, as usual.

The Rockies gave the Colonel his first idea. As soon as he landed in San Francisco, he telegraphed the Trib: "When the brass ceases preparing for the last war, it will find these mountain tops excellent places for antiaircraft artillery. . . . They will...

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