LEISURE AND PLEASURE
I know that in this book I have discussed my inner goings-on only in my youth. I have purposely omitted introspection in my maturity. I believe memoirs are often overloaded with trivia that seem fascinating to the author but are usually boring to the reader. I have written instead frankly and intimately of the origin and development of public relations, and our part in it. I tried to bring out the change from the limits of “the public be informed” to “the public should be understood and its needs considered.” I tried to emphasize the two-way street and the feedback aspects of the new public relations.
I have not written about intimate relations with wife, children, relatives and friends, ordinarily embraced in ...