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Title UPA A Century Later
Subject Newspapers; Newspaper publishing; Journalism
Creator Utah Press Association
Publisher Utah Press Association
Contributors Cornwell, J. M.
Date 1996
Type Text
Format image/jpeg
Identifier PN4844.U8 U8 1996
Source Original Book: UPN A Century Later
Language eng
Rights Management Digital image copyright 2005, University of Utah. All rights reserved.
Holding Institution University of Utah
Source Physical Dimensions 14 cm x 21.5 cm
Metadata Cataloger Kelly Taylor
ARK ark:/87278/s6319w0z
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416710
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6319w0z

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Description UTAH PRESS ASSOCIATION leading box office draw. The Tabernacle Choir provided Sunday morning entertainment for many of the visitors, who also heard a talk by J. Reuben Clark of the LDS Church First Presidency. Countless other businesses, large and small, contributed the many courtesies, favors and contributions that made the national group's 66th annual meeting a success. Many delegates from the East and Midwest arrived by rail aboard a special train operated over the Denver & Rio Grande Western. A post-convention tour utilized a Union Pacific train to Cedar City and its buses through the Southern Utah Parks. A unique luncheon on Monday brought Salt Lake City's four major service organizations - Kiwanis, Rotary, Lions and Exchange Clubs - to a joint meeting with the visitors who'd come from 40 states. It was held at Hotel Utah, which shared convention functions with the Hotel Newhouse. While publishers assembled for their annual business meeting, spouses and families were treated to a special showing which was a World Premiere of Bob Hope's new film, "Sorrowful Jones." No one suspected the future role he would play in American government, but young Congressman Richard Nixon (R-Calif.) was a featured speaker at the 1949 session. His timely topic, since Communism was the arch-foe of the entire nation at that time, was "Your Stake in the Un-American Activities Committee." The future President of the United States warned "The great threat of Communism is that it's an international conspiracy." Another leading speaker also berated the "Red Menace" in a talk titled "Behold This Day." He was Dr. Kenneth McFarland, superintendent of the Topeka, Kansas public school system. Dr. Frank Mott, Dean of the University of Missouri School of Journalism, told his audience, "It is a newspaper's duty to help improve the community it serves . . . not as a promotion stunt, but as a professional obligation." Orrin Taylor of the Archbold, Ohio Buckeye arrived in Salt Lake City as NEA's president and Joe T. Cook of the Mission, 376
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Identifier 383-UPA_Page376.jpg
Source Original Book: UPA A Century Later
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416387
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6319w0z/416387