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Reflecting on J.W. Gitt’s Gazette and Daily and journalism in York, Pa.

J.W. Gitt owned The Gazette and Daily in York, Pa., for 55 years. His left-leaning tabloid is remembered today for its against-the-grain look at conservative-to-moderate York County, Pa., particularly in the post-World War II era through his closure of the … Continue reading

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Harry Truman to York County, Pa.: ‘And you got exactly what you deserved’

The Gazette and Daily, a supporter of one of Harry S. Truman’s opponents in the 1948 presidential election, played the story of the president’s visit at the bottom of its front page. Background posts: Harry S. Truman’s first York visit: … Continue reading

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