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COLORFUL JOURNALISM

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Colorful Journalism in Fort Wayne is a continuation from an essay written by Herbert G. Bredemeir and presented to Fort Wayne's Quest Club on January 28, 1966, it was later selected for publication in the Club's book, "The Quest for Fort Wayne" An Anthology of Papers About Fort Wayne, Indiana: The material provided in Fort Wayne's early newspapers provoked a flood of orations and addresses, generally political, which were then published as pamphlets by the local press,"at the urgent request of...

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COLORFUL JOURNALISM

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Colorful Journalism in Fort Wayne; A continuation of Herbert G. Bredemeier's story that he delivered before the Fort Wayne Quest Club on January 28, 1966: Settlers who had come from newspaper-endowed cities in the east brought their reading habit with them to the Western frontier (Indiana). The decentralized political system, with a constant round of local, county and state elections, created a demand for news, notes and arguments on public affairs. Merchants and speculators were anxious to...

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COLORFUL JOURNALISM

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On January 28, 1966 Herbert G. Bredemeier gave a lecture before the Fort Wayne Quest Club titled, "Colorful Journalism in Fort Wayne." The Fort Wayne Quest Club later selected his lecture for publication in their book titled The Quest for Fort Wayne. In the next several issues of The Waynedale News, Herbert Bredemeier's Quest Club lecture will be printed in its entirety: People today can hardly imagine an America without magazines, or even one without daily newspapers.

The first American...

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