The Press: Word to the Home Folks

"I would very much like you to be good, active and objective companions, for it depends on you correspondents, to a large extent, to provide the people with truthful information about our stay in the United States."

So Nikita Khrushchev last week admonished the U.S. press. For the most part, he got the accurate and objective treatment he demanded—which was more than could be said for the Soviet handling of the Khrushchev trip. Indeed, although every leading newspaper in all 15 Soviet republics turned over its front pages to the journey, there was not, for Russian readers, much Izvestia (information), and scarcely...

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