Editorial following "The Jungle": "The Beef Investigation" - The Independent

Byline: Editorial; 1906-05-31; The Independent; pages 1288

Report: Upton Sinclair's "The Jungle"

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The charges made by Mr. Upton Sinclair against the beef packers methods, put into his novel, but vouched by him to be true, have been examined by two most admirable men selected by the President, and to the surprise of many people the muck rake is vindicated.

Description:An editorial lending support to the accurate portrayal of Chicago's meatpacking industry in Upton Sinclair's "The Jungle," pointing out that independent investigations found similar conditions.

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The Independent article titled, "The Beef Investigation." Written by the Editorial team as a follow-up to Upton Sinclair's "The Jungle."