Glassboro, N.J.: A Voice Crying in the Wilderness

In a suburban house in Glassboro, N.J., 21 miles southeast of Philadelphia, there stands a 72-year-old rattle-and-clank printing press. When Richard Mitchell, the doting owner and an English professor of 16 years' service at Glassboro State College, is asked why on earth a man would want to buy his own press, his very own Chandler & Price, he squashes his soft hat down on his head, raises one finger in a hark-the-angel gesture, and proclaims: "The spirit of Gutenberg stood before me and said, 'Mitch...'" At such moments Mitch looks a bit like...

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