The Press: What's News Now?

Probably not since the days of the first transatlantic flyers had an air hop started with such a swash of publicity. The Army Air Transport Command, inaugurating weekly round-the-world flights, took along a reporter from all three press associations.

The A.P. assigned its Washington Bureau Chief Paul Miller, who played the story solemnly: "The Globester took off for Tripoli at 12:30 a.m." Funnyman Fred Othman was only slightly funny for the U.P.: "Hand me down my white burnoose, light the incense and call the dancing girls." I.N.S. sent Inez Robb, Hearst's glib, grey...

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