The Press: Ghosts Talk

Last week, the University of Virginia's Institute of Public Affairs at Charlottesville heard two speeches on freedom of the press from two men whose speeches are usually delivered by others and whose major concern is freedom of publicity.

They were the Democratic National Committee's brilliant chief press agent, Charles Michelson, whose first feat was to smear Hoover, and his G. O. P. counterpart, Franklyn Thomas Waltman Jr. Dark, 35-year-old Republican Waltman paid elaborate tribute to the libertarian legacy of Democratic Patron Saint Thomas Jefferson, worked himself into oratorical fervor: "We recall Jefferson's...

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