The Press: The Trib in Moscow

The Chicago Tribune, which has never based one of its own men in Moscow, got around last week to setting up diplomatic relations. Off to cover Russia went William Moore, 55, a Trib veteran of nearly two decades' service, but not before the Trib squared the trip with its readers. Explained an editorial: "The Tribune's reason [for not staffing Moscow] has been simple. We did not think it worthwhile to subject one of our people to capricious despotism merely to make him a vehicle of Russian propaganda. Now the Russians say that they welcome correspondents and will not interfere with their...

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