Press: Howard's Feather

Two and one-half years ago, when the Scripps-Howard Telegram bought the New York World, Publisher Roy Wilson Howard hitched his wagon to a vanishing star. He said he wanted the World-Telegram to be what the World had been under the late great Joseph Pulitzer: New York's great, crusading, liberal newspaper. Last week there was cause for jubilation in Publisher Howard's orientally splendiferous sanctum. The paper's first great crusade, the New York mayoralty election, had been an unqualified success. Fusionist LaGuardia had been swept into office by a huge majority (see p. 16). Tammany's...

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