Press: Bloody Extras

Six years ago spectacled Laurence Greene, Baltimore Sun copyreader, began rummaging about in old U. S. newspaper files. His object: to assemble "the sort of scrapbook an inveterate reader of newspapers who lived in three centuries might have compiled." In burrowing his way from 1690, when the first U. S. newspaper was published, to the War, Laurence Greene's greatest difficulty was to stick to the red-letter historical events, avoid the temptation to wander down fascinating journalistic bypaths. Last week Laurence Greene's historical newspaper scrapbook, America Goes to Press* was published. Of his collection...

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