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USC and Los Angeles PL vie for newspaper "morgue"
At the once-meeting offices of the now-defunt Los Angeles Herald Examiner, dust has settled on some 150 battered file cabinets. The files are filled with stiff brown envelopes containing the once-great Hearst newspaper's valuable "clips and pix."
Librarians at both the University of Southern California and Los Angeles Public Library hope to obtain the unique reference materials.
According to an Oct. 1 story in the Los Angeles Times, the Herald Examiner's chief operating executive John J. McCabe has said only that officials plan to give " a non-profit institution" the irreplaceable collection of 2.1 million …