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Press: A Search for Glitz

Samuel I. Newhouse, builder of America's biggest privately held media empire, operated by a few simple rules. First, he exerted no influence on the politics or...

The Press: Man Who Came to Dinner

To Samuel I. Newhouse, 65, the little-known press lord whose 14 daily newspapers form the nation's fastest-growing newspaper chain, anything less than absolute...

The Press: Mr. Newhouse is Not Here

Harvey D. Burrill was a hardboiled, arrogant, capable newspaperman who joined the Syracuse (N. Y.) evening Journal as a cub reporter, rose to be publisher in...

Press: St. Louis Blues

The Globe-Democrat bows out There was barely a murmur of forebod— among the 200 employees of the Louis Globe-Democrat when they were summoned to the paper's...

The Press: A Wonderful Way Out

For months, the nation's champion newspaper hunter, Samuel I. Newhouse, 67, had stalked the enticing prey. Now it seemed all but in the bag. In Omaha, the...

The Press: Long Fight in St. Louis

No sooner had New York's Samuel I. Newhouse added the St. Louis Globe-Democrat to his chain in 1955 than he began trying to put a new shine on the 103-year-old...

The Press: Bargain for Sam

In 38 years at the game, Publisher Samuel I. Newhouse has never exhausted either the will or the cash to buy newspapers. Fortnight ago, he added to his 14...

The Press: Alliance of Necessity

The St. Louis morning Globe-Democrat has been wavering along between the red and the black ever since Publisher Samuel I. Newhouse added it to his chain in 1955...

The Madman on the Ferry

Just one day after the Liberty Weekend harbor festival, the ferry Samuel I. Newhouse was carrying some 500 passengers -- including a number of diehard tourists...

Press: Changing the Guard At 60

Its charm has always seemed to lie in its constancy: a neat and fixed formula of short stories, criticism, cartoons and articles, many of them serious, most of...

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