The Press: Still Around the Corner

To the Worker, feeble voice of the U.S. Communist Party, malnutrition is an abiding fact of life. In 1958, down to four pages and 5,600 subscribers from a high of 100,000 in the late 1930s, the Daily Worker escaped the grave only by becoming a weekly. Last week, as if giving the lie to its state of chronic poverty, the Worker announced an expansion move. Beginning this week, said Editor James E. Jackson, 45, the Worker will publish a Midwest edition.

In reality, the new edition is only a four-page wrapper for the regular issue. But Editor Jackson spoke bravely...

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