The Press: The Big Hello

In a column-long story in the Richmond Times-Dispatch last week, 24-year-old Carl Shires, an ex-copy boy in the T-D office and now a journalism student at Columbia University, told how he got an exclusive interview with Russia's Jacob A. Malik. In the delegates' lounge at Lake Success, Newshawk Shires simply walked up and buttonholed the Russian.

Startled by such boldness, Malik pricked up his ears at the mention of Columbia—and got in a sly dig at President Ike Eisenhower's presidential boom. "A great peace-loving nation like America," said Malik, "should have an ex-general in the White House."

At this point, Malik began to...

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