Recalling icons in Kansas journalism



January 27, 2020 - 1:42 PM

Even before Kansas became a state on Jan. 29, 1861, journalists and editors were reporting stories about their communities’ development and challenges, such as the bloody, divisive fight over slavery.

Over the decades, the state has produced lots of great journalists, including many who worked in Kansas and some who left.

In honor of Kansas Day, here are snippets about three extraordinary journalists who hailed from Kansas.