The Press: One Editor Missing

In a TV discussion program called Starring the Editors, one of the stars has been James A. Wechsler, 36-year-old editor of the Fair Dealing New York Post. But last week when the weekly program was telecast, Editor Wechsler was missing. He had been tossed off the panel of editors, presided over by Christian Science Monitor Editor Erwin ("Spike") Canham, by the Grand Union grocery chain, the sponsor. The reason the grocerymen gave Wechsler was that he had become a "controversial" figure.

The controversy began three weeks ago when Wechsler appeared at a pretrial...

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