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Waynedale History

COLORFUL JOURNALISM

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"Colorful Journalism in Fort Wayne," was presented by Herbert Bredemeier before the Fort Wayne Quest Club, 22 January 1966: Mr. Carl Detzer, now Roving Editor for Reader's Digest, who worked under Journal Gazette Editor Andy Moynihan 1907-1908, told of this brief incident. "A representative of the People's Store came in one evening to complain about a proof error in "his" advertisement. The vulgar-minded in our town had enjoyed the error fully all day, but somehow Andy had missed it. The full...

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HISTORY CENTER HOSTS TRAVELING EXHIBIT, FACES OF LINCOLN

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A reminder to fans of Abraham Lincoln—be sure to visit the History Center by May 16th to view the traveling exhibit, Faces of Lincoln, Part I. This exhibit demonstrates how photography helped define President Lincoln's legacy.

The Faces of Lincoln: Lincoln and Indiana exhibitions from the Indiana Historical Society showcase items from the society's extensive Lincoln collections. These traveling exhibitions feature illustrations, maps, manuscripts, photographs, sheet music and poetry, all of...

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COLORFUL JOURNALISM

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"Colorful Journalism in Fort Wayne" was presented before the Fort Wayne Quest Club on January 28, 1966 by Herbert Bredemeier: Fort Wayne writers may not have attracted as much world attention as Joseph Pulitzer, William Randolph Hurst, Horace Greeley, Charles Dana, or James Bennett Gordon, but Fort Wayne had its share of colorful newspapermen even if their legends are only half true.

Probably the most colorful newspaperman in Fort Wayne was Andy Moynihan, Editor of the Journal Gazette. The...

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