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News in Our Time 1896-1946 Golden Jubilee Book of the Daily Mail

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The fourth of May is the 50th anniversary of a great adventure. It will be fifty years since The Daily Mail as a halfpenny paper was first sold on the streets of London. Its aim and ambition was to bring the latest news, simply presented, to the breakfast table of every home in Great Britain. That was the dream of Alfred Harmsworth, and it was a dream that came true. He ...more
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published 1946 by Associated Newspapers Ltd
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Gerry
Jan 24, 2010 Gerry rated it really liked it
A lengthy, informative history of the Daily Mail precedes the largely illustrative contents and from it one learns that prior to its initial publication there were 11 weeks worth of Daily Mails produced on a trial basis so that when the real thing hit the streets on 4 May 1896 it was already tried and tested. The cost of such a venture? - a staggering 40,000 but it proved to be well worth the investment as the newspaper became a popular, best-selling national daily paper.

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