The Press: The Personal Touch

"There hasn't been much of this sort of newspaperman stuff around of late," said Variety last week, but now "it's a fresh script almost daily." From the sidelines, Variety was gleefully cheering the new outbreak of warfare among Syndicated Columnists Leonard Lyons, Walter Winchell and Ed Sullivan. In papers beyond Manhattan, the lines of battle were not always clear, since editors around the U.S. often cut out mysterious references to private feuds. But the columnists were not a bit discouraged.

A Speeding Truck. The bitter feud between Columnists Lyons and Winchell flared up...

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