The Press: Racetrack Tycoon

Selling newspapers in Chicago is a hard-boiled business. To the strong-arm methods of oldtime Chicago circulation managers some historians trace the origin of gangsterism. Famed in Chicago for circulation getting is the name of Annenberg. Max Annenberg was circulation manager of the Patterson-McCormick Tribune, now holds a similar job for the other Patterson-McCormick paper, Manhattan's Daily News. Equally proficient and long employed by Publisher Hearst was Max's brother Moses. Last week, quite unintentionally, Brother Moses made news. Virtually unknown to the world at large, Moe Annenberg has become a "big shot" in...

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