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Take a background of Whig conservatism and combine it with the impetuous "be first at any cost" philosophy of a brash young newcomer to the field, and you have a picture of Maine's largest daily newspaper, The Bangor Daily News.

There was nothing in the docile and precise beginning of the Bangor Daily Whig on July 1, 1834 that gave any hint it was destined some day to become the greatest newspaper in its state and attract national journalistic attention.

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Offers a detailed history of the Bangor Daily News. Photographs show the interior and operation of the paper circa 1955, when the offices were located on the corner of Main and Buck Streets (the current location of the offices for Cross Insurance Center).

The Inside Story of the Bangor Daily News



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