The Times Of His Life: ARTHUR SULZERGER JR.

With a friendly exuberance, Arthur Sulzberger Jr. tries to put a younger face on his family paper

Someone who grows up with his own gas pump and dog cemetery, and is heir to the greatest newspaper dynasty in the country, has to work hard at being a regular guy. For Arthur Sulzberger Jr., who succeeded his father as publisher of the New York Times this year, this means taking public transportation, not owning a country house or a car, and touring Europe by secondhand BSA 175 motorcycle. His signature sport is not golf or squash but rock climbing. The new Star Trek is his favorite program. He has taken on cleaning up Times Square and working at homeless...

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