The Press: Critique

> Film Genius Orson Welles has been on the enemies list of the Hearst press since 1941. Reason: his movie classic, Citizen Kane, a powerful profile closely based on the life and times of Founder-Despot William Randolph Hearst. For 33 years, even after the boss's death in 1951, the Hearst newspapers scrupulously observed his edict and barred Welles from their pages—except for an occasional slip, usually followed by an editorial inquiry. Then six months ago Entertainment Editor Ray Loynds of the Hearst Los Angeles Herald-Examiner began the vindication of Welles on his own initiative by finally reviewing Citizen Kane on...

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