The Press: The Rush of History

The New York Herald Tribune daubed a swastika on its front page and led a guided tour through the concentration camps of Nazi Germany. The New York Daily News bought a full-page ad in the competitive Trib to deliver "an urgent message about the Eichmann trial to every responsible person in the United States." The message: read all about the trial in the News. EICHMANN is INNOCENT, proclaimed New York's radio station WNEW in a full-page teaser ad in the New York Post and the Journal-American. Then, having hooked the reader, the ad...

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