The Press: Information, Please

One day last fall ex-Trustbuster Thurman Arnold posed a problem to Helen Rogers Reid, mistress of the New York Herald Tribune. Arnold was representing a group of State Department employees who had been fired—on unspecified charges—in the Government's loyalty investigation. Arnold thought that an important question of civil rights was at stake. Said Mrs. Reid: "Why not get in touch with Bert Andrews?"

Instead of turning the story over to others in his 15-man Washington bureau, Chief Andrews set to digging it out himself. His dispassionate study of the case of "Mr....

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