The Press: Roof of Their Own

New York City, which has more newspapers and magazines than any other U.S. city, has no press club where all newsmen gather. Instead, they meet in such restaurants as Bleeck's, Tim Costello's, et al., but never under a roof of their own. Last week New York newsmen got ready for their own club. The Overseas Press Club, made up of present and past foreign correspondents, took title to a handsome five-story building in midtown Manhattan (39th Street east of Fifth Avenue), plans to open the club next fall as a memorial to the 65 U.S. correspondents killed on duty since the...

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