Published March 1, 1934
Publisher of the now-defunct Philadelphia Record, J. David Stern took over the New York Evening Post in 1934, renamed it the New York Post, and temporarily brought his staunchly liberal political views to bear on the paper's content. Stern famously collaborated with President Roosevelt on the terms of the New Deal and was one of the few newspaper publishers in New York to boycott the importation of German goods during World War II. Lusha Nelson's photograph of Stern, deep in thought and smoking a cigar, appeared in the March 1934 Vanity Fair.
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