The Press: New Man for the Trib

In the city of Mexico (pop. 14,000) on the south fork of the Salt River in Missouri's Little Dixie region, the afternoon Ledger has a four-county daily circulation of about 8,800, turns in a tidy annual profit for its owners and co-editors, L. Mitchell White and his son, Robert Mitchell White II. In the city of New York (pop. 8,000,000) on the east bank of the Hudson River, the morning Herald Tribune has a daily circulation of about 351,000, has returned little profit to its new owner, John Hay Whitney, U.S. Ambassador to the...

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