The Press: Houses for Sale

Even more than most of the U.S. press, Philadelphia's twice-weekly Tribune found front-page copy in the ordeal of William Edward Myers Jr., 34, a refrigerator-equipment tester, after he moved his wife and three children into a three-bedroom house in Levittown, Pa. The Myerses are Negroes, the first to move into Levittown* and the Tribune, a Negro paper only 21 miles away, gave all-out coverage to the tense week in which state troopers finally discouraged the jeering, stone-throwing mob that kept badgering the Myers home.

Last week, with the crisis clearly ended, the Tribune still found space on Page One for three stories...

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