The Press: Boy Reporter

At the San Francisco conference, a special columnist for the sedate Christian Science Monitor was rapidly winning readers and influencing teen-age kids. Nice old ladies were writing him fan mail. Ecstatic schoolgirls wanted his autograph.

The journalistic meteor was Kenneth Langley, 16, an auburn-haired, apple-cheeked high-school student. He sold Erwin Canham, the Monitor's shrewd and scholarly editor on a kid's eye report on UN CIO. His column has appeared in the Monitor under such headings as: "Boy Reporter Offers Proof China Will Be Strong Nation." Kenneth got off to a slow start. Racing...

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