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Newsday was begun in 1940 in Long Island and this film shows the paper's role in the growth of the community and many shots of historical Long Island. It also conveys Newsday's approach to journalism and shows the process of the newspaper's production and distribution.
The Levittown housing project began the suburban building boom in post-war Long Island. The investigations of DeKoning's criminal activities and the awards received.
A real, proud advertisement for Newsday, this film is full of abundantly wholesome American images, from farms to bowling to riflery.
The blog was started to talk about issues impacting the pressroom both positively and negatively. The views expressed here are not of the LA Times, but of each individual's opinion. The Pressmen's Club is composed of men and women who have printed the paper for twenty years or more. Semi-annual dinners are held in March and October. See Ed Padgett for more information.