Editorial: "I Lived in the Slums" - Unsigned - World Telegram & Sun

Editorial: "I Lived in the Slums" - Unsigned - World Telegram & Sun

Frankly, We're Shocked Too!

by: Unsigned | publication date: June 24, 1959 | Publication: New York World-Telegram and Sun | pages: 6

This is probably the first time we've ever asked our readers to refer to yesterday's paper. But we emphatically urge just that for any readers who may have missed reading the opening article in Woody Klein's "I Lived in a Slum" series.

Seldom has a story revealed in such dramatic and explicit terms the atrocious conditions under which more than a million New Yorkers live. Today's article and those that will fellow present further shocking documentation of a great city's shame.

The New York World-Telegram and Sun's editorial board reacts to staff writer Woody Klein's series "I Lived in a Slum," expressing shock that even in a modern city like New York, so many of its residents live in substandard conditions.

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