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San Francisco / Don Russell / Carl Butz / Mark Twain #1250533

CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 17, 2020
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Tonight, one of America's most cherished newspapers finds itself in the news. To paraphrase its most famous past contributor, reports of the paper's death have been greatly exaggerated. Here's John Blackstone in the gold rush town of Downieville, population about 300. The Mountain Messenger has been rolling off the presses for 166 years, making it California's oldest weekly newspaper. Even Mark Twain once wrote for the Messenger. For the past 30 years, its owner and editor has been Don Russell, ...
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