Typical press used to print early American newspapers.

by Jeffrey L. Pasley

Cartoon from Goshen, NY "Orange Patrol" mastehead, 1800

"Should be read by many of the great number who are now exposed to the conservative biography of Adams by David McCullough. . . . This is a sprightly and provocative history, written with far more flair than the usual scholarly treatise." -- St. Louis Post-Dispatch 

Winner of the 2002 Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication
 History Division Book Prize

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