The Press: A Castle for the Princess

One day last week the Chicago Tribune's Bertie McCormick flew to the alien East for a brief look at his new outpost, the Washington Times-Herald (circ. 278,000), and a visit with some old friends. Over mint juleps and charcoal-broiled beefsteaks at a party given by Nevada's Senator George Malone, Colonel McCormick casually dropped a nugget of news.

For a long time, rumbled the Colonel, he'd been trying to get Washington into the U.S. "Now," he said, "I'm sending the U.S. to Washington." McCormick, who has no children, was turning over the Times-Herald to...

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