Fred C. Shapiro

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Mr. Shapiro worked on the Herald Tribune ‘s rewrite desk from 1962 to 1965. He is now on the staff of The New Yorker .
The major source for the last century of the Tribune ‘s history is The New York Tribune Since the Civil War , by Harry Baehr, Jr. (Dodd, 1936). Other important sources include Horace Greeley, Nineteenth Century Crusader , by Glyndon G. Van Deusen ( University of Pennsylvania Press, 1953) ; and The Life of Whitelaw Reid , by Royal Cortissoz (Scribner, 1921).

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October 1967

Horace Greeley founded the “Trib”— and the union that eventually helped kill it. But in 125 years it knew many a shining hour.