July 13 1938
| he upcoming election on whether to recall Mayor Frank Shaw is one of the key moments in Los Angeles history. So where does The Times play the story? Page 8 of the second section. Granted, this is only a prelude (Roy Smith announces that he will file the recall petitions tomorrow), but one still has to wonder about the editors' news judgment. |
And although the filing of recall petitions will land on Page 1, it's not the lead story. That will be Howard Hughes' record flight around the world: 3 days, 19 hours, 14 minutes, 10 seconds.