by McCormick, Robert R.
1933. A Conservative Publisher on the Value of a Free Press McCormick, Robert R. [1880-1955]. The Case for the Freedom of the Press: An Address Before the New York State Chamber of Commerce. New York: [The Tribune company], 1933. 28 pp. Original stiff paper wrappers, contrasting title panel to front cover. Light rubbing to extremities, fading to portions of binding. Owner signature to front cover and head of title page, internally clean. $65. * McCormick was the contentious publisher of the Chicago Tribune who, along with William Randolph Hearst, provided the model for Orson Welles's Citizen Kane. A staunch conservative, he is remembered today for his fierce opposition to Franklin D. Roosevelt, the New Deal and the nation's involvement in the Second World War. (Inventory #: 52969)